Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Annesdale Park Subdivision

Marker ID: THC 4E 92
Location: Shelby County, in Memphis, Bellevue Avenue, between Vinton and Carr
County: Shelby
Waymark: None


Developed as an exclusive neighborhood in 1903 by Brinkley Snowden and T.O. Vinton, Annesdale Park was the first subdivision in the South planned upon metropolitan lines. It was considered an important display of confidence in the city's future. Early residents included Tennessee Governor Malcolm R. Patterson and State Supreme Court Justice Arthur S. Buchanan.