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First Tavern

Main St., Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 9' 10.394532", -90° 2' 59.600724"
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In 1820, several log cabins were built here to provide for the land office opening. Samuel Brown, first sheriff, later kept tavern on the same site. Adjacent on the south was the office of Frances Wright's Nashoba colony.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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