Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
George W. Lee
1894 - 1976
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 144.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 8.331′ N, 90° 2.638′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Beale Street ¼ mile west of S. Lauderdale Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Get to Lauderdale street you have gone to far. Marker is at or near this postal address: 512 Beale Street, Memphis TN 38103, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Hunt-Phelan Home (a few steps from this marker); It was a Struggle for Freedom For Dignity and For Equality The Commercial Appeal / Publishing Locations (about 800 feet away); First Baptist Church / Mt. Olive CME Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Universal Life Insurance Building/Universal Life Insurance Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Railroad in West Tennessee (approx. 0.2 miles away); Phi Beta Sigma/Abram Langston Taylor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mary Church Terrell (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Categories. • African Americans • Politics • War, World I •
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