Union Avenue Anthology. Part I, The Plan of Memphis: 1783-1827

A History of Memphis’ Most Maligned Street  “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” William Faulkner’s famous line, from his 1951 novel Requiem…

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Before LibertyLand: MEMORIES of the Old FAIRGROUNDS AMUSEMENT PARK

Nothing says summer like the Fairgrounds. And nothing says Memphis like the old Fairgrounds of Memphis memories, a perfect diversion during these challenging times as…

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This Place In History – Medical District Haunts

Medical District Haunts By Julie McCullough I don’t recall particularly liking social studies as a child.  However, when I realized my great-great grandfather was a…

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Beale Street: Home of … a Neighborhood

NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD Today’s neon Home of the Blues district was once a thriving Memphis neighborhood By Tiara Campbell Beale Street is the Home of the…

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