Church Park

Robert Church Sr. was a real estate investor who built the Church Park and AudiĀ­torium. He is the co-founder of the Solvent Savings and Trust Company and the first African-American millionaire of the South. Robert Church built the park and Cultural Center in 1899 at the corner of Beale and 4th. It was the grandest outdoor facility in the city. The auditorium was razed in 1921 and a new one built, which stood until the 1970s.

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Latitude: 35.138521 Longitude: -90.048885 Elevation: 246 ft
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Jimmie Tucker

Time Period Represented

1899

Visitor Fees (if any)

N/A

Seasons Open

Winter, Summer, Spring, Fall

Accessibility Notes

Open to the public

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets are welcome

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