Martin Hotel

Martin Hotel (HMA6I)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37403 Hamilton County
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N 35° 2.704', W 85° 18.403'

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— Chattanooga, Tennessee —

For sixty-one years the Martin Hotel was located at this site. Established in 1924 by Robert Martin with 50 rooms it became the largest African-American hotel in the South. Many celebrities and entertainers such as: Ella Fitzgerald, The Ink Spots, Fats Domino, Mahalia Jackson, J. Ernest Wilkins (Former Assistant Secretary of Labor), Cab Calloway, the Platters, Nat "King" Cole, Lena Horne, Willie Mays, Satchel Paige and the "original" Harlem Globetrotters were guests at the hotel. The Martin Hotel closed November 30, 1985.
HM NumberHMA6I
Marker Number2A 89
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 3:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 654437 N 3879351
Decimal Degrees35.04506667, -85.30671667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 2.704', W 85° 18.403'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 2' 42.24" N, 85° 18' 24.18" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200 E M L King Blvd, Chattanooga TN 37403, US
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