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

Beale Street Historic District

 
 
Beale Street Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2010
1. Beale Street Historic District Marker
Inscription. Has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark.

Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the United States.

U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service
 
Erected 1966.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 35° 8.346′ N, 90° 3.09′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Touch for map. Walkway between Beale St. and Lt. George Lee Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Memphis TN 38103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ida B. Wells (within shouting distance of this marker); Pee Wee Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); The Blues Trail From Mississippi to Memphis (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rufus Thomas, Jr. (about 300 feet away); Nat D. Williams (about 400 feet away); Hooks Brothers Photography (about 400 feet away); Beale Street #3 (about 400 feet away); Beale Street #4 (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
 
Categories. Landmarks
 
Beale Street Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2010
2. Beale Street Historic District Marker
This Plaque is awarded to The Merchants and Patrons of Beale Street in recognition of their continuing effort to beautify our community. Given with appreciation by Memphis City Beautiful Commission April, 1984
Beale Street Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2010
3. Beale Street Historic District Marker
Both markers are in this hall way that leads out onto Beale St at one end and the other end leads out to the FedEX-Fourm.
FedEx Forum image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2010
4. FedEx Forum
Beale Street Historic District image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2010
5. Beale Street Historic District
Beale Street Historic District image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2010
6. Beale Street Historic District
Beale Street Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2010
7. Beale Street Historic District Marker
Located inside the arch way next to the sign that says "Let the good times roll".
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 510 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 5, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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