Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 94.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 6.564′ N, 90° 0.878′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of South Parkway East and Pillow Street, on the left when traveling east on South Parkway East. Touch for map. Marker is inside the cemetery fence. 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. Chew C. Sawyer (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); 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 . . .
1. Find A Grave Link. (Submitted on July 29, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
2. Zion Cemetery Video. Many of the scenes were shot before the cemetery restoration project began (Submitted on July 29, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
3. Zion Community Project. After many decades of use, Zion Cemetery fell into disuse and became overgrown with vegetation. The Zion Cemetery Project works to clear the cemetery and maintain this important Memphis heritage location, which has been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1990. (Submitted on July 29, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.)
Categories. • African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites •
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 184 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 29, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.