Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Fargason Fields



Marker ID:  
Location: at the intersection of North Lane and Lyndale Ave, Memphis, TN
County: Shelby
Coordinates: N 35° 9.422    W 089° 59.414
  35.15703333    -89.99023333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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Fargason Fields
Welcome to Fargason Fields.
Conveyed to the college in 1922
by John T. Fargason and his sister
Mary Fargason Falls,
in memory of their father
J.T. Fargason. Fargason Fields
encompasses 15 acres on the
north side of the campus. Originally
the Fargason family dairy farm,
today it includes Crain Field,
Dunavant Tennis Complex,
Jerden Field, Mason Field,
Soloman Field, Stauffer Field
at Irwin Lainoff Stadium
and Winston Wolfe
Track and Field Complex.