Orange Mound

Orange Mound (HM1KUV)

Location: Memphis, TN 38114 Shelby County
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N 35° 6.504', W 89° 58.604'

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Orange Mound, developed as Negro subdivision at the turn of the century, was formerly a 5000 acre plantation owned by John George Deaderick. Bounded by the Southern Railway on the north, Airways on the west, Park on the South, and Goodwyn on the east. Memphis' oldest and best known African-American community received its name from the rows of mock orange shrubs in the side yard of the Deadericks home.
Marker Number4E 97
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, June 1st, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 228685 N 3889119
Decimal Degrees35.10840000, -89.97673333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 6.504', W 89° 58.604'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 6' 30.24" N, 89° 58' 36.24" W
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Area Code(s)901
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2560-2568 Park Ave, Memphis TN 38114, US
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