Marker - Shelby County Archives and Hall of Records
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member cgeek
N 35° 08.932 W 090° 02.959
15S E 768806 N 3893538
Quick Description: Historical marker in downtown Memphis, Tennessee
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 4/29/2008 10:10:23 AM
Waymark Code: WM3PD4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 47

Long Description:
The marker reads:

Shelby County Archives and Hall of Records

After the Shelby County criminal courts and jail moved from here in 1982, this National Register Historic District Building stood empty until 1998, when extensive renovations were completed and it reopened as the Shelby County Archives and Hall of Records. County Mayor James L. Rout led efforts to convert the structure, as had been proposed earlier by the Descendants of Early Settlers of Shelby County and the West Tennessee Historical Society. When the building reopened, the first official occupants were County Clerk Jayne S. Creson and County Historian Edward F. Williams, III. Local government records dating back to the 1820's are maintained here.
Marker Name: Shelby County Archives and Hall of Records

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Building

Marker Number: None

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Shelby County Historical Commission


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