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  • 1. Graceland.

    Cheesey? Of course, but you have to go to Graceland if you're going to be in Memphis. Follow the visit with a stop at Beale Street for lunch or dinner. I'm sure you've heard this before, but Graceland...

  • 2. Mississippi

    The technical name of this bridge is the Hernando-Desoto bridge, although it's also known as the Mississippi Bridge and the new bridge. This bridge has actually been around for about 30 years. Most...

  • 3. Information

    I stopped at this visitors center on my way into Memphis - just to use the bathroom, to be honest. What I found there was a full-service visitors center, complete with gift shop, information kiosks,...

  • 4. Combination Tips

    Where do i start there are so many places to go to it has to be Graceland Elvis presleys home. Also Sun studios. and Beale street. My fondest memory was when I walked through the gates at Graceland...

  • 5. Music

    WC Handy is a name you are sure to hear about when you come to Memphis. WC Handy was known as the Father of the Blues, and Memphis is the home of the blues. Although WC Handy was born in Florence,...

  • 6. A Mirrored Pyramid

    Memphis was founded in 1819 by John Overton, James Winchester and Andrew Jackson. The city was named after the ancient capital of Egypt on the Nile River. It...

  • 7. local hospitality sets Memphis apart

    Neither of our numbers were called but as chance would have it one of our new friend's was and he promptly said to give it to the new guy. I proudly walked up...

  • 8. the cellar man gets his beer

    What was I looking for? Beale Street couldn't hold much after gallivanting on Bourbon Street for a couple days. In my younger days, maybe I'd have gone to the...

  • 9. heading north to go west?

    Heading out of New Orleans we were driving north, a funny direction when you're destination in the long run is west. But Memphis was north and this trip was...

  • 10. A Prayer to St. Jude

    On the Saint Jude Hospital Grounds at 332 North Lauderdale Memphis Tennessee 38105 is the grave of Muzyard Yaakoob (Amos Jacobs) AKA Danny Thomas. Birth: Jan....

  • 11. don't know

    I was sad when I was in Memphis. I went there for a funeral. My great-grandma died. She was 72. She had been sick with bad diabates. The funeral service was...

  • 12. See the National Civil Rights...

    See the National Civil Rights Museum. The exhibits are very informative and moving. The room where Dr. King stayed when he was assassinated is eerie--and...

  • 13. To visit the Medical Center...

    To visit the Medical Center of the University of Tennesee The most kindly attention from dr. Clark M. Blateis 6 Mrs.and the hostess of the Hospital for Lungs...

  • 14. You have to eat at...

    You have to eat at Breadbaskets. I lived in Memphis off and on for a year and the name changed a few times, but the food stayed the same. Whether the name has...

  • 15. Spend an afternoon at the...

    Spend an afternoon at the Peabody Hotel.Sit in the lobby, order a drink, and at 5 pm watch he ducksmarch from the fountain to their specialpenthouse on the...

  • 16. This is my best friend Wackie...

    This is my best friend Wackie Jackie with Elvis Sunglasses on. You can buy them from the gift shop for $ least when I was there

  • 17. Memphis in August. Drink...

    Memphis in August. Drink plenty of water. Wear light colored clothing. Park in the shade. Watching tourists melt.

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