Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Clarence Saunders’ “Pink Palace”
Erected 1972 by West Tennessee Historical Society.
Location. 35° 7.452′ N, 89° 57.6′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Central Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Memphis TN 38111, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maxwelton (Circa 1855-1860) (approx. 0.6 miles away); The University of Memphis (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mt. Moriah Baptist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Memphis State Eight (approx. 1.3 miles away); Tom (approx. 1.3 miles away); Normal Depot (approx. 1.3 miles away); J. Millard "Jack" Smith (approx. 1.3 miles away); This flagpole is dedicated to the men and women of the United States military services (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Also see . . .
1. The Pink Palace Museum (Submitted on June 23, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
2. National Register of Historic Places. (Submitted on July 24, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
1. National Register of Historic Places
The Pink Palace Museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Title: Memphis Pink Palace Museum
National Register Information System ID: 80003870
Applicable Criteria: ARCHITECTURE/ENGINEERING
Architectural Styles: OTHER
Architects: McGee,Hubert T.
Areas Of Significance: COMMERCE
Periods Of Significance: 1900-1924
Significant Years: 1922
Significant Names: Saunders,Clarence
Resource Type: BUILDING
Keywords: McGee,Hubert T.;Saunders,Clarence;1922
Note: 3050 Central Ave.
Related Collections: National Register of Historic Places Collection
Resource Format: pdf
File Size (bytes): 22151
Date Published: 7/9/1980
County: Shelby County
Memphis ; 3050 Central Ave.
TENNESSEE ; Shelby ; Memphis
Asset ID: b1dc17ec-41f7-4207-a299-4266877111f5
— Submitted July 24, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 459 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 25, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 4, 5. submitted on July 24, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.