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Germantown in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

John Gray Historic House

 
 
John Gray Historic House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, May 25, 2015
1. John Gray Historic House Marker
Inscription. One of the oldest surviving brick residences in Shelby County, the John Gray House, built prior to 1851, is a rare example of a Federal Period hall and parlor plan, middle-class farmhouse. Originally located in Morning Sun, near Eads, it was moved to this site in 1989 to avoid demolition, then substantially restored to its original appearance.
 
Erected by West Tennessee Historical Society. Erected by the Germantown Historic Commission.
 
Location. 35° 5.892′ N, 89° 48.223′ W. Marker is in Germantown, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker can be reached from Germantown Road (Tennessee Route 177) 0.4 miles north of Farmington Road. Touch for map. Located within Germantown Municipal Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1900 S Germantown Rd, Germantown TN 38138, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Germantown Baptist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Germantown, Tennessee (approx. 0.9 miles away); War Comes to Germantown (approx. 0.9 miles away); Germantown Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Fortunate Survivor (approx. one mile
John Gray Historic House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, May 26, 2015
2. John Gray Historic House Marker
away); Oaklawn Garden (approx. 1.3 miles away); Raiding the Rails (approx. 1.7 miles away); Fort Germantown (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Germantown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Front (North) elevation, view towards south - Carr House, South side of U.S. Route 64, 0.2 mile west. From the Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey: Search Results (Submitted on May 26, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.) 

2. Front (North) and West elevations, view towards southeast - Carr House, South side of U.S. Route 64,. House in situ from the Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey (Submitted on May 26, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.) 
 
Additional keywords. Historic house
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Site View of John Gray Historic House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, May 25, 2015
3. Site View of John Gray Historic House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 388 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 26, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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