Peabody Hotel - Memphis, Tennessee
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 35° 08.557 W 090° 03.096
15S E 768619 N 3892839
Quick Description: Famous historic hotel in Memphis, Tennessee.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 2/13/2008 5:35:59 PM
Waymark Code: WM35JF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
Views: 49

Long Description:
The Peabody Hotel was designed by Walter W. Ahlschlager in a Renaissance style. The hotel opened in 1925 and is known for its luxury and class. The hotel is well known for its marching Peabody Ducks which march across the Grand Lobby two times a day (11 am and 5 pm) to the to the tune of John Philip Sousa's “King Cotton March”
Street address:
149 Union Ave.
Memphis, Tennessee


County / Borough / Parish: Shelby County

Year listed: 1977

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1925-1949

Historic function: Domestic - Hotel

Current function: Domestic - Hotel

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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