Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The Lorraine Motel
Erected by the Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E-95.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Martin Luther King, Jr. marker series.
Location. 35° 8.07′ N, 90° 3.468′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Mulberry Street and Hulling Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Mulberry Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 450 Mulberry St, Memphis TN 38103, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Blues Foundation (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); WLOK Radio Station (about 600 feet away); Tom Lee Memorial Tom Lee Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Blues Trail From Mississippi to Memphis (approx. 0.4 miles away); Beale Street #2 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Beale Street #1 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Schools For Freedmen (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
More about this marker. The Lorraine Motel is now the National Civil Rights Museum.
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Landmarks • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2007, by Dee Evans of Chicago, Illinois. This page has been viewed 3,787 times since then and 117 times this year. Last updated on May 3, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 30, 2007, by Dee Evans of Chicago, Illinois. 5. submitted on July 25, 2008, by Mary Ellen Coghlan of Warwick, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.