Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 2014 by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 97.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 6.504′ N, 89° 58.604′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Avenue and Hanley Street, on the right when traveling west on Park Avenue. On the grounds of the Orange Mound Community Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2572 Park Ave, Memphis TN 38114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Moriah Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Zippin Pippin / Libertyland Heiskell Farm (was approx. 0.9 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Johnny Cash's First Performance / Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two (approx. 1.1 miles away); Maxwelton (Circa 1855-1860) (approx. 1.1 miles away); John B. Weatherall (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Hiker (approx. 1.3 miles away); Clarence Saunders' "Pink Palace" (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
More about this marker. Replacement for stolen marker.
Categories. • African Americans •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 33 times this year. Last updated on June 2, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.