Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Chew C. Sawyer
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 145.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
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 Stax Recording Studios (approx. one mile away); Captain Kit Dalton (approx. 1.2 miles away); Confederate Soldiers Rest (approx. 1.2 miles away); Forrest's Artillery Positions (approx. 1.2 miles away). 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 200 times since then and 35 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.