Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Isaac Rawlings

Marker ID: THC 4E 35
Location: Shelby County, Memphis, at Tom Lee Park, Riverside Drive
County: Shelby
Waymark: None


At nearby Fort Pickering this native of Maryland was U.S. Factor for the Chickasaw Indians from May 1814 to August 1818, after serving on the extreme western frontier in Missouri 1809 to 1814. He was mayor of Memphis for five terms, 1829-30 and 1833-35, and a leading merchant and citizen.