Edwin Wiley Grove

Edwin Wiley Grove (HM224L)

Location: Paris, TN 38242 Henry County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 18.197', W 88° 19.397'

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Born in Hardeman County, E.W. Grove came to Paris, Tennessee, in 1874 as a pharmacist. He developed in 1878 Grove's Tasteless Chill Tonic, which was sold worldwide through the Paris Medicine Company, as a malaria treatment and preventative. By 1891, Grove moved his company to St. Louis, marketing some of the first cold tablets, Grove's Bromo Quinine. He built Grove Park Inn and Grove Arcade in Asheville, North Carolina. After many business and philanthropic ventures in the South, Grove died in his Battery Park Hotel in Asheville. He was buried in the Paris City Cemetery.
HM NumberHM224L
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 381190 N 4018400
Decimal Degrees36.30328333, -88.32328333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 18.197', W 88° 19.397'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 18' 11.82" N, 88° 19' 23.82" W
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Area Code(s)731
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 299 E Ruff St, Paris TN 38242, US
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