Overton Square

Overton Square (HM274P)

Location: Memphis, TN 38104 Shelby County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 8.186', W 89° 59.401'

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1969

—Birth of the Square —

East Side
in 1969, Overton Square's founders—James D. Robinson, Jr., Ben Woodson, Charles H. Hull, Jr., and Frank Doggrell, III- developed T.G.I Friday's which became the first establishment in the city to sell alcohol by the drink.

The restaurant became an overwhelming success and evolved into over 20 restaurants, shops, an ice skating rink, and season celebrations. Memphians flocked to the area for entertainment in the heart of midtown.

South Side
In 2012 the Square's revitalization brought an historic Memphis neighborhood back from the brink. The new Overton square Performing Arts District celebrates our community Success. Learn more at OvertonSquare.com
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HM NumberHM274P
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Date Added Monday, April 23rd, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 227567 N 3892266
Decimal Degrees35.13643333, -89.99001667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.186', W 89° 59.401'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 11.16" N, 89° 59' 24.06" W
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Area Code(s)901, 615
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2139-2145 Madison Ave, Memphis TN 38104, US
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