Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Chew C. Sawyer
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 145.)
Location. 35° 6.561′ N, 90° 0.907′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of South Parkway East and Pillow Street, in the median on South Parkway East. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Memphis TN 38106, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Zion Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Calvary Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tennessee Williams Play (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Memphis 13/Rozelle Elementary School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Captain Kit Dalton Confederate Soldiers Rest (approx. 1.2 miles away); The University of West Tennessee (approx. 1.3 miles away); Heiskell Farm (was approx. 1.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Also see . . . Current view of property on the site of the South Parkway home of Chew Sawyer. Rotate this image and you can see the historical marker. (Submitted on July 29, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
Categories. • African Americans • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 29, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.