Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The Blues Foundation
Erected 2012 by Mississippi Blues Commission. (Marker Number 154.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi Blues Trail marker series.
Location. 35° 8.097′ N, 90° 3.528′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and East Nettleton Avenue, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 421 S Main St, Memphis TN 38103, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lorraine Motel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); WLOK Radio Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tom Lee Memorial (approx. ¼ mile Tom Lee Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Schools For Freedmen (approx. 0.4 miles away); Beale Street #2 (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Blues Trail From Mississippi to Memphis (approx. 0.4 miles away); Beale Street #1 (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Also see . . .
1. The Blues Foundation. The International Home of Blues music. (Submitted on February 14, 2013.)
2. "Mississippi Blues Trail" - - (Courtesy - msbluestrail.org)::. (Submitted on February 14, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Categories. • African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 13, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 321 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 13, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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