Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Schools For Freedmen
Erected 1980 by Shelby County Historical Commission.
Location. 35° 8.421′ N, 90° 3.278′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Beale Street, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Memphis TN 38103, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lansky Brothers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hooks Brothers Photography (about 700 feet away); The Blues Trail From Mississippi to Memphis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Beale Street Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ida B. Wells WDIA (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pee Wee Saloon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rufus Thomas, Jr. (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Education •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,199 times since then and 35 times this year. Last updated on May 3, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.