New Column: ‘Get Out of Town’ takes us to Paducah, KY and the historic Metropolitan Hotel

Beginning with Paducah’s Metropolitan Hotel, Ken Billett’s new travel column takes us to historically-significant places within a weekend’s drive from Memphis Words and photos by…

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Tent City Movement, King Assassination to be discussed at July event in Memphis

Marc Perrusquia, Willy Bearden, Daphene McFerren, John Ashworth and Bill Carey to present July 27 at the Cotton Exchange At a time when many members…

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Introducing the Rural Heritage Trust, an active history of rural Shelby County

With its first exhibit being unveiled Saturday, April 24, the new program honors and promotes engagement with the rich rural history of Southwest Tennessee As…

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‘It’s Too Late to Tinker’ With Expressway Route

In the year of its 50th anniversary, a look back at the headlines, development and lingering aftermath of the epic, 1971 Citizens to Preserve Overton…

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Your Memphis Memories: ‘It’s Too Late To Tinker’ With Expressway Route

Feature image from the Memphis Press-Scimitar editorial page on March 7, 1968, three years before the Supreme Court decision (Memphis Public Library) The focal point…

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