1850-1927Born 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.
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 381190 N 4018400|
|Decimal Degrees||36.30328333, -88.32328333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 18.197', W 88° 19.397'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 18' 11.82" N, 88° 19' 23.82" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 299 E Ruff St, Paris TN 38242, US|
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