Travel Blogs from Memphis
... quiet it was and didn't stay out that long. The next day we went to the MLK civil rights museum (located at the place of his death) which was fantastic as it portrayed Americas truly harrowing race related history both before and after the emancipation proclamation. Definitely a must if you go to Memphis. We then checked out Graceland before heading on to ...
... pertaining to Dr. King,s killer,s car, and other things relating to him.The most moving part for me was the outside of the Lorraine Motel with the two cars out front. Seeing the pictures in magazines and photos was not the same as being there in person. I stood there for a long time just soaking it in. The sign of the name of the hotel and the room number 306 was embedded in my mind permanently. This trip brought to life for ...
... and wow, talk about commercialism!!! It's $8 just to park..... Good job as I didn't want to go in... Maybe some other time...
Got to the Sun museum on time and booked my tour for 10:30.
I really enjoyed this, even though I'm not really into rock and roll. Turns out the guy who started the studio was a blues freak and he went about the Delta recording blues artists, like Howlin Wolf, BB King and Muddy Waters. One day a guy came ...
... the alleged killer fired a single fatal shot from the window of a bathroom in a nearby Boarding House. Sound familiar to a fatal head shot by a killer from the window of a nearby bookstore? Mmmmm the similarities are remarkable........ Memphis was an interesting place to get a good education on both the evolution of Rock 'n' Roll and the Civl Rights Movement. A lot sure did happen in Memphis in the 60's! Rock 'n' Roll in Memphis now off for some Country and Western in ...
... with Dave Foullie.
28 September near Frayser, TN, United States
Words can not describe the feeling when a childhood dream comes true as ...
Other places to stay in Memphis
4046 Lamar Ave., Memphis | Innfrom $51