Wingate by Wyndham Cordova / Memphis
Travel Blogs from Cordova
... I'd have walked round it if it were a DIY store, or a sofa museum just to cool down) and got myself a drink and a paper and headed back. I sat out i the courtyard by the pool for a bit enjoying the sun. No one else was around, I think because its a business type hotel rather than a touristy hotel, not because I was skyping so looked like I was talking to myself. Either way, I had the courtyard to myself. About 5ish, I came in and made some dinner, and sorted ...
... was there wasn't any mention of who assassinated MLK and his motivation. But maybe that was in a bit we didn't see.
I really did feel poorly at this point and my Dad was suggesting we leave to go to Clarksdale but I knew he wanted to go to the Gibson guitar factory, so I sent him off on the memphis trolley and I went to bed in the carpark of the civil right's museum. I had a couple of hours kip before ...
... I actually got one of my friends to go get autographs because I was too shy to go up to them again and ask them myself). After dinner, I ended my day by getting a Snooki drivers license. J Next stop:BIRMINGHAM!
RACHEL: Today we went to the Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine motel where Martin Luther King was assassinated. We stood where he stood and we saw where James Earl Gray assassinated him. This museum was my favorite exhibit and the displays were well ...
... the walls we could do without, though.
Our next stop was the National Civil Rights Museum. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis and the museum now occupies the motel where he was shot. They show a 30 minute film called The Witness: From the Balcony of Room 306 when you first enter the museum. It was nominated for an Academy Award for ...
... the voices of the Central High School Choir and we were treated to a lovely Christmas concert. These young men and women showed incredible talent, poise and professionalism and both George and I marveled at the purity of their voices and sat mesmerized.
Legend of The Peabody Ducks
How did the tradition of the ducks in The Peabody fountain begin?
Back in 1933 Frank Schutt, General Manager of The Peabody, and a friend, Chip ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking