Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Civil War Capitol

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Location: on 2nd Ave at Madison Ave, Memphis, TN.
County: Shelby
Coordinates: N 35° 08.697    W 090° 03.088
  35.14495    -90.05146666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMT5T0


Civil War Capitol

After the fall of Nashville Governor Isham Harris convened the Tennessee Legislature on this site February 20 – March 20, 1862. The state archives were also stored here.

Contributed by Memphis sesquicentennial, Inc., 1969