Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 67.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 8.342′ N, 90° 2.858′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Beale Street east of South 4th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in Robert Church Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 412 Beale St., Memphis TN 38103, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sara Roberta Church (a few steps from this marker); Mary Church Terrell Phi Beta Sigma/Abram Langston Taylor (a few steps from this marker); Church Park Auditorium (within shouting distance of this marker); This Plaque is Dedicated to Father and Son, Leaders of Their Race (within shouting distance of this marker); Solvent Savings Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); The Memphis Home of W.C. Handy (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); It was a Struggle for Freedom For Dignity and For Equality (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 317 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on May 3, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 15, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.