This park honors not only Civil War History with a plaque commemorating the Confederate history of Memphis, a statue and memorial of Jefferson Davis and a fortified embankment; but other aspects of Memphis’s history as well. There is a memorial for Medical Society Members who gave their lives in World War I and a plaque for suffragette and author Elizabeth Avery Merriwether. Along with the aged shade trees, this park also provides trashcans, colorful landscaping and a bluff outlook.
March 16 – October 31, 6 am to 8 pm
November 1 – March 15, 6 am to 6 pm
Exit I-40W on to Riverside Drive via exit number 1. Turn left on Jefferson. Turn right on Front Street. The park is adjacent to the post office on the right. OR Exit I-240 (turns into I-55 N), which becomes S. Riverside Drive. Turn right on Jefferson. Turn Left on Front Street.