Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Promenade



Marker ID:  3
Location: on Union Ave, west of Front Street in Memphis, TN.
County: Shelby
Coordinates: N 35° 08.623    W 090° 03.302
  35.14371666    -90.05503333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WMT5Q6
 



Text:

Promenade


This Public Promenade was deeded to the city of Memphis by its original proprietors in 1828 for public walking and leisure. It originally included 36 acres along the west side of Mississippi Row, now Front Street, from Union to Jackson Avenue.

3
Center City Commission 2003



Notes:

This is one of a series of small plaques mounted in the sidewalks of Memphis.