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Memphis, Tennessee - Memphis Skyline at Night

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MISSISSIPPI 1966 | June 5, 1966, equipped with a sun helmet, walking stick, and Bible, James Meredith, began a 220-mile March Against Fear from Memphis, TN, to Jackson, Miss., to encourage African Americans in Miss. to register to vote and prove an African American man could walk free in the South. On the second day of the March outside Hernando, Miss. he was shot, but completed the march after recoveri from his wounds. 4,000 Black Mississippians registered to Vote as a result.

Walking In Memphis 8x10 Digital File Home by lifewithwaves, $5.00 Now Muriel plays piano Every Friday at the Hollywood And they brought me down to see her And they asked me if I would Do a little number And I sang with all my might And she said "Tell me are you a Christian child?" And I said "Ma'am I am tonight"

ELVIS' TEENAGE HOME From September 1949 to January 1953 Elvis Presley and his parents lived in 185 Winchester, #328 at Lauderdale Courts. The Courts proved to be a pivotal place for Elvis. For it was from here that a shy Elvis would practice his guitar in the basement laundry room and would also meet and play with other musicians who lived in The Courts. Elvis would walk to nearby Beale Street and gain inspiration from blues artists.

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Mud Island River Pyramid

A 5-block-long model of the Mississippi river on Mud Island. Free admission to the grounds from Memorial Day until Labor Day.

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The 15 Best BBQ Joints in Memphis

From pizza to nachos to spaghetti, in Memphis we'll add barbecue to anything. As someone who's devoted to sampling every barbecue restaurant there is in Memphis, and still eats barbecue on a near-daily basis, I'm asked regularly (not just by tourists), "Where is the best place here to eat barbecue?" While that question's almost impossible to answer with so many varied options in town, I can provide a list of places you should visit for a better understanding of what makes Memphis 'que…