Cotton Exchange Building

Cotton Exchange Building (HM274B)

Location: Memphis, TN 38103 Shelby County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 8.607', W 90° 3.286'

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The Memphis Cotton Exchange, was first organized in 1873 and is still operating today, though cotton trading is now done by computers. In the early 1950s a seat on the Exchange could cost a new member $17,000. Memphis was the largest spot cotton marker in the world from 1880 to 1930.
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HM NumberHM274B
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Year Placed2003
Placed ByCenter City Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 23rd, 2018 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 768327 N 3892923
Decimal Degrees35.14345000, -90.05476667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.607', W 90° 3.286'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 36.42" N, 90° 3' 17.16" W
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Area Code(s)901
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 65 Union Ave, Memphis TN 38103, US
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