Graceland
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Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon
N 35° 02.761 W 090° 01.376
15S E 771552 N 3882199
Quick Description: The Home of Elvis Aaron Presley
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 6/16/2006 3:00:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMF0P
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GeoGordie
Views: 343

Long Description:
Rock and Roll star Elvis Presley moved into Graceland in 1957, and for the next 20-years he lived, entertained and died here. He was buried at Graceland, and the estate has become a pilgrimage for Elvis fans across the world.

Today Graceland is part of the Elvis Presley Museum and Tourist Complex. Tickets to the mansion can be be purchased at the Visitors Center located across the street from the house. Tours are self-guided with the help of an individual audio player given to each person prior to boarding the bus for the trip to the mansion. Once on the grounds you may spend as much time as you like touring the house and grounds. Only the lower floors or the house are open to the public and are decorated just as it was when Elvis died in an upstairs bedroom on August 16, 1977.
Street address:
3764 Elvis Presley Blvd
Memphis, TN United States
38116


County / Borough / Parish: City of Memphis (Shelby County), Tennessee

Year listed: 1991

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Elvis Presley's Private Residence

Periods of significance: 1957-1977

Historic function: Private Residence

Current function: Museum

Privately owned?: yes

Season start / Season finish: From: 1/1/2006 To: 12/31/2006

Hours of operation: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Please give the date and brief account of your visit. Include any additional observations or information that you may have, particularly about the current condition of the site. Additional photos are highly encouraged, but not mandatory.
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