Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Jeﬀerson Davis Memorial
President of the Confederate States of America 1861 - 1865
President of the Confederate States of America
1861 - 1865
Before the War Between the States, he served with distinction as a United States Congressman and twice as a United States Senator. He also served as Secretary of War of the United States.
He was a true American Patriot.
(Plaque at Base):
Confederate Park has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of Interior, 1982.
Erected By The Jefferson Davis Memorial Association. Officers Mrs. Harry Allen, Pres., Mrs. Osgelea Gordon, Sec., Miss. Lottie Blount, Mrs. Charles Crump, Walter Chandler, St. John Waddell, Byron Hyde, John Apperson. The United daughters Of The Confederacy, The Sons Of The Confederate Veterans, The Children Of The Confederacy, Friends and Patriotic Citizens.
Erected by The Jefferson Davis Memorial Association.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 35° 8.818′ N, 90° 3.237′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on North Front Street south of Jefferson Avenue, on Touch for map. Located in the block between Jefferson and Court, Front Street and Riverside Drive. Marker is at or near this postal address: 51 North Front Street, Memphis TN 38103, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memphis and Shelby County Medical Society (a few steps from this marker); Elizabeth Avery Meriwether (a few steps from this marker); Virginia ("Ginnie") Bethel Moon (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. J. Harvey Mathes (within shouting distance of this marker); Naval Battle of Memphis, 1862 (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate History of Memphis (within shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi River Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 677 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 9, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. 8. submitted on September 7, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.