Nutbush, Memphis

Nutbush, Memphis is a long-standing neighborhood in northeastern Memphis, Tennessee.

National Street in Nutbush, Memphis (2008)

Nutbush has expanded yet it remains a relatively small area with modestly sized houses.[citation needed]

GeographyEdit

Nutbush is bordered by I-40 to the north; Wells Station to the east; Macon Ave to the south, and Homer Street to the west. It is adjacent to the city's Kingsbury neighborhood.[1]

National CemeteryEdit

 
National Cemetery in Nutbush, Memphis (2004)

The Memphis National Cemetery is located in Nutbush, Memphis. On 44.2 acres (0.18 km2), the cemetery had 42,184 interments at the end of 2007.[2]

Several battlefield cemeteries from the American Civil War era were transferred to Memphis and many of the dead from the steamboat Sultana explosion on April 26, 1865 were buried in Memphis National Cemetery.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://maps.google.com/maps?q=nutbush,+memphis&ie=UTF8&hl=en&mrt=kmlkmz Google maps - Memphis Neighborhoods
  2. ^ "Memphis National Cemetery". Department of Veterans Affairs. Retrieved 2008-09-21.

Coordinates: 35°10′15″N 89°56′38″W / 35.1707°N 89.9439°W / 35.1707; -89.9439