Motel 6 Memphis - Graceland
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Breakfast at the hotel..Mini waffles and biscuit with gravy.
Drove to the Civil Rights Museum.It was built around the hotel (Lorraine Motel) where Martin Luther King was assasinated.It chronicles the American Civil rights movement and how civils rights was brought about .There is a bus with Rosa Parks.Also show the room where the assasin Earl …
Drove to see Graceland.Joined a tour of Graceland.Saw the jungle room with green carpet in the ceiling.Also the TV room,yellow with mirrored ceiling.Saw the Las Vegas jump suits,golden records and memorabilia.
Ate pork pulled barbcue sandwich.Saw a lot of shops of Elvis souvenirs like Christmas ornaments.
Drove downtown to Sun Recording …
... about Elvis' Graceland. People weep when they are there. A pretty modest home with a lot of Elvis costumes, etc. the family has done an incredible marketing effort to have more income coming in now than when he was alive and performing. After that we went to the National Civil Rights Museum which is housed in and across the street from the Lorraine Motel where MLK was assassinated. A good museum that concentrates on his leadership up to his death, the hunt for Earl Ray and ...
... father and grandmother are all laid to rest - there is also a plaque there for Elvis' identical twin brother Jessie who was still born who was laid to rest ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking