“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Mallory-Neely House

Mallory-Neely House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
1. Mallory-Neely House Marker
Inscription. Built circa 1852, this 25-room Italian villa-style mansion was home to the Isaac Kirtland, Benjamin Babb, James C. Neely, Daniel Grant, and Barton Lee Mallory families between 1852 and 1969. Extensively renovated during the 1880s and 1890s, it contains original furnishings and carefully-preserved decorative treatments which illustrate the Victorians’ love of lavish interior décor. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1972, it became a museum in 1973.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 132.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 8.687′ N, 90° 2.323′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Adams Avenue west of North Orleans Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 650 Adams Ave., Memphis TN 38105, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Collins Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Mary's Cathedral Chapel and Diocesan House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lowenstein Mansion
Mallory-Neely House image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
2. Mallory-Neely House
(approx. ¼ mile away); Chickasaw Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); The First Railroad in West Tennessee (approx. 0.4 miles away); Memphis City Hospital (approx. 0.4 miles away); Elvis Presley and Sun Records / Sun Records (approx. 0.4 miles away); Poplar Tunes / One-Stop Shop (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Also see . . .  The Mallory-Neely House. (Submitted on February 17, 2013.)
Categories. Notable Buildings
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 16, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 16, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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