Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Benjamin Franklin Booth
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 126.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 8.284′ N, 90° 2.221′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Beale Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Cannot be seen from car, as Beale St. is limited to pedestrian traffic. Marker is in this post office area: Memphis TN 38103, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elvis Presley and Sun Records / Sun Records (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); N. B. Forrest Camp 215 Sons of Confederate Veterans (about 700 feet away); Nathan Bedford Forrest III, Airman Memphis City Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Railroad in West Tennessee (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2006, by Amber of Granville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 3,099 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 19, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. 2. submitted on March 6, 2006, by Amber of Granville, Ohio. 3. submitted on July 19, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. 4. submitted on November 2, 2010, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.