Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Benjamin Albert Imes
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 100.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 7.173′ N, 90° 2.177′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Walker Avenue and Porter Street, on the left when traveling east on Walker Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 762 Walker Avenue, Memphis TN 38126, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Second Congregational Church (here, next to this marker); Hollis Freeman Price, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Edward Shaw (within shouting distance of People's Grocery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Joseph Edison Walker (approx. 0.2 miles away); The University of West Tennessee (approx. ¼ mile away); Stax Recording Studios (approx. 0.4 miles away); Elmwood Cemetery (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
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Categories. • African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 226 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.