Historical Markers StoppingPoints.com Historical Markers, Sightseeing & Points of Interest Scenic Roads & Points of Interest
About Us | Photo Gallery | Free Widgets | Featured States | Search Site
Register or Edit LoginRegister
Home Tennessee Shelby County Memphis Historical Markers Plough Chemical Company

Plough Chemical Company

Second St., Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 8' 49.203888", -90° 3' 3.009276"
  Tennessee TN State Historical Marker
Tennessee State
Historical Marker

On March 8, 1908, Abe Plough, 16, borrowed $125 from his
father and founded the Plough Chemical Company at this location, 83 North Second.
Name was changed to Plough, Inc. in 1929 and merged in 1971 to form
Schering-Plough Corporation, a world leader in pharmaceuticals and consumer
products. Mr. Plough went on to become this city's leading philanthropist.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
Plough Chemical Company Historical Marker Location Map, Memphis, Tennessee Map