Nutbush, Memphis

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National Street in Nutbush, Memphis (2008)

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

Even though Nutbush has expanded it remains a relatively small area with modestly sized houses.

Geography[edit]

Nutbush is bordered by the CSX railroad to the north; Graham Street to the east; Bayliss Ave to the south, and North Highland Street to the west. It is adjacent to the city's Berclair neighborhood.[1]

National Cemetery[edit]

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 also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://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