Race Track

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Location Memphis, TN, United States
Modern Address East Parkway South and Southern Avenue
Description

The Memphis Race Track was bordered by Trezevant Avenue and the Memphis and Charleston Railroad. In August 1869 work was begun on the new fairgrounds and race track in roughly the same situation. Today the site is adjacent to the Mid-South Coliseum and the Liberty Bowl.

Sources

"Locals in Brief." Public Ledger [Memphis, TN] 7 Aug. 1869: 3. Chronicling America. Web 15 Feb. 2014. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85033673/1869-08-07/ed-1/seq-3/

"Public Sale of Suburban Lots on the Memphis and Charleston Railroad." Memphis Daily Appeal 1 May, 1869: 2. Chronicling America. Web 15 Feb. 2014. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045160/1869-05-01/ed-1/seq-2/

"16th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Where was the regiment on Friday, November 28, 1862." 16th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Civil War website. N.p., N.d., Web. 15 Feb. 2014 http://www.mkwe.com/ohio/pages/wherewas18621128.htm [Map shows race track]

Found by Christopher Ryland

Clubs

Currently, no clubs are noted to have used this field  Add a Club

Games

Page Date City Borough State Team 1 Team 2 Score First in Contributor
Ballgame 1869-08-13 Memphis TN Bluff City Club of Memphis Southern Club of New Orleans 19 - 25 Christopher Ryland

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