This list and information was compiled by Brother Ahmad Muhammad (aka Rudy X Harlow)
and emailed to Muhammad Speaks Website on October 18, 2010 at 2pm
Sandersville and Desoto Georgia area
Birth place of The Honorable Elijah Muhammad. (PBUH)
The Messenger’s family moved to this area..
Houston County, outside of Unadilla, Georgia
Birth place of Sister Clara Muhammad (nee Evans)
The Messenger and Sister Clara moved there with their first Born, Brother Emmanuel.
Detroit, Michigan area
8474 Manhattan Street Hamtramck, Michigan
Residence of The Messenger and Sister Clara … circa late 1920’s before He met Allah.
283 East Hancock Street Detroit, Michigan
Residence of The Messenger and family, living on the first floor.
The Messenger’s brother Kalot lived upstairs.
Chene and Chestnut Streets Detroit, Michigan
Location of the first ‘Temple’ meeting place of The Nation Of
Islam in the United States. Year 1930.
3208 Hastings Street Detroit, Michigan
The new location of The Temple where The Honorable Elijah
Muhammad (Elijah Poole at that time in 1931) met Master Fard
Muhammad, Allah in Person.
3408 Hastings Street Detroit, Michigan
Another location for The Temple.
Adams and St. Antoine Streets Detroit, Michigan
Another meeting site for The Temple.
3050 Yeamen Street Detroit, Michigan
The Honorable Elijah Muhammad (PBUH) rented this house from Mr. and Mrs. Butler. Master Fard Muhammad paid the first months rent.
11529 Linwood Street Detroit, Michigan
The longest in time meeting place for Temple Number 1.
Chicago, Illinois area
5830 South Wabash Avenue Chicago 37, Illinois
The Messenger, The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad (PBUH) lived here and held meetings at this address in the year 1934 to approximately 1940. Westside of Wabash Avenue.
There were meetings in other Believer’s homes,lodge halls,
UNIA (United Negro Improvement Association) locations as well.
5308 South Wabash Avenue Chicago, 15, Illinois
Another residence of Messenger Muhammad and family.
Westside of Wabash Avenue.
3735 South Giles Avenue Chicago 53, Illinois
Another dwelling of The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad
(PBUH) Eastside of Giles Avenue.
843 East 43rd. Street Chicago 37, Illinois
Nation of Islam, Temple Number 2 Meeting place in a store front near 43rd. and Cottage Grove. Early 1950,s.
Southside of 43rd. Street.
5335 South Greenwood Avenue Chicago 15, Illinois
Nation of Islam, Temple Number 2 and University of Islam
Grammar and High School 1957 to 1971. Eastside of Greenwood Avenue.
4847 South Woodlawn Avenue Chicago 15, Illinois
Residence of The H.E.M. Approximately from 1959 to 1972.
Eastside of Woodlawn Avenue
Telephone numbers: DRexel 3-0230 Museum 4-8823
4855 South Woodlawn Avenue Chicago 15, Illinois
New residence immediately to the south of the old residence.
Eastside of Woodlawn Avenue.
Designed by a Black Architect ??? and built by an African Company Kalla Construction Company.
7351 South Stony Island Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60649
Nation of Islam Mosque, University, (Elementary and High
School) Progressive Land Developers and Center.
The Largest purchase we made. 1971.
Eastside of Stony Island Avenue.
370 East 71st. Street Chicago, Illinois 60619
South Park Bakery Northside of 71st. Street
Telephone Number ST 3-9091
3934 South State Street Chicago, Illinois 60609
State Street Bakery (In the State-Pershing Shopping Center)
(See ad in Muhammad Speaks 4-5-1968 Page 22.
Westside of State Street. Telephone Number 548-9226
614 East 71st. Street Chicago, Illinois 60619
Shabazz Grocery Store. Our first grocery store.
Northside of 71st. Street. Telephone Number ST3-9846
616 East 71st. Street Chicago, Illinois 60619
Shabazz Restaurant Northside of 71st. Street. Telephone
408 East Marquette Road (67th. St.) Chicago, Illinois 60637
Williams Clinic operated by Drs. Charles Lee Williams, (The
Messengers Physician) Dr. James Williams and Dr. Jasper
Williams. Northeast corner of Marquette Road.
Telephone Number Plaza 2-3400 1312-955-8000
8345 South Cottage Grove Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60619
Your Super Market. Southeast side of Cottage Grove Avenue.
Our first large grocery store. Telephone Number 994-0300.
8341 South Cottage Grove Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60619
Your Fish Market, Southeast side of Cottage Grove Avenue.
8300 South Cottage Grove Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60619
The Salaam Restaurant. Our largest and finest restaurant,
known for serving EVERYBODY REGARDLESS OF FUNDS. A BOWL OF SOUP COULD BE PURCHASED FOR $.10 CENTS. Southwest side of Cottage Grove Avenue.
Telephone Number 994-0700 488-9633
8401 South Cottage Grove Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60619
Muslim Imports and Merchandise Store Southeast side of
Cottage Grove Avenue. Telephone Number 874-2727
7800 South Cottage Grove Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60619
The Sales and Office Building, Southeast side of Cottage Grove
Avenue. Black architect Leroy Hilliard and Black builder
Ernest Bush of Bush & Smith Construction Company.
553 East 79th. Street Chicago, Illinois 60619
Temple #2 Clothiers Southside of 79th. Street
Telephone Number ST3-8988
436 East 79th. Street Chicago, Illinois 60619
Muhammad Speaks Newspaper office before 2548 South Federal Street. Published under the heading of Muhammad’s Mosque No. 2, the headquarters of the newspaper was a small corner storefront on the Northeast side of 79th. Street. It had full glass windows on the front and on the West side.
Telephone Number was, Aberdeen 4-8622 and 8623
2548 South Federal Street Chicago, Illinois 60616
Muhammad Speaks Press and Muhammad Speaks Newspaper
offices. Cold Storage Plant, Chicago Lamb Packers, Inc., and
Good Foods Produce. Northwest side of Federal Street
Telephone Number (312) 225-2322
718 East 79th. Street Chicago, Illinois 60619
Temple # 2 Barber Shop and Cleaners. The Malcolm X Plot
was hatched here. (See Temple # 2 Barber Shop) North side
of 79th. Street.
632-634 East 79th. Street Chicago, Illinois 60619
Temple # 2 Clothing Store, Sewing Factory, Medical,
Muhammad Speaks Ad Dept. and Office Building.
Northside of 79th. Street, Corner of 79th and
453 and 455 East 79th. Street Chicago, Illinois 60619
National Clothing Factory, located on the Southside of 79th.
Street. Telephone Number 874-5224.
440 East 79th. Street Chicago, Illinois 60619
Amena Pastries - Shabazz Bakeries - Shabazz Coffee Shop
Northside of 79th Street. Telephone Number 846-6048
7432 South Racine Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60636
Capitol Cleaners Westside of Racine Avenue. Telephone
2525 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60616
Mercy Hospital --- Eastside of Michigan Avenue, where The
Messenger was hospitalized and where He died Tuesday,
February 25, 1975 at approximately 8:10 A.M. Telephone
Number (1-312) 567-2000.
3232 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive Chicago, Illinois 60616
Griffin Funeral Home, Ltd. Mr. Earnest Griffin, owner
Westside of King Drive Telephone Number (1-312) 842-
18301 East Glenwood-Thornton Road Glenwood, Illinois 60435 or 60480
Mount Glenwood Memory Gardens Cemetery Eastside of road
Telephone Numbers (1-708) 758-5663 (1-800) 288-2020
The Messenger, The Honorable Elijah Muhammad’s (PBUH) grave location is Section C – Division 2 – Lot 44 – Grave 3 Buried Friday, February 28, 1975.
The Messenger is buried in an adjoining grave with His wife, Sister Clara Muhammad who was buried Tuesday, August 15, 1972.
Also buried there is The Messenger’s mother, Sister Marie Muhammad, buried there in 1958.
Sister Marie Muhammad’s name is spelled correctly on her headstone but The Messenger’s name is spelled incorrectly on purpose by His son Wallace Mohammed! Wallace had
The Messenger’s name spelled, Muhammed instead of Muhammad! Wallace never corrected this snide error!
See copy of medical Certificate of death.