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Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Civil War Capitol

 
 
Civil War Capitol Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2018
1. Civil War Capitol Marker
Inscription. After the fall of Nashville Governor Isham Harris convened the Tennessee Legislature on this site February 20-March 20, 1862. The state archives were also stored here.
 
Erected 1969 by Memphis Sesquicentennial, Inc.
 
Location. 35° 8.697′ N, 90° 3.085′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of North Second Street and Madison Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North Second Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 North Second Street, Memphis TN 38103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Saturday Night Jamboree (within shouting distance of this marker); WMC Radio Station (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marion Scudder Griffin (about 300 feet away); James H. Malone (about 300 feet away); 128 Court Street (about 500 feet away); Tennessee Club (about 500 feet away); Thomas Alva Edison (about 500 feet away); Piggly Wiggly (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
 
Categories. Notable PlacesPoliticsWar, US Civil
 
Civil War Capitol Marker looking east on Madison Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2018
2. Civil War Capitol Marker looking east on Madison Avenue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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