|If you know of a landmark that is about to fade into history, you may nominate it for inclusion here by sending information to Landmark and Legend.||Alphabetical Table of Contents|
||Historic Tours, Lectures,
Hi-Tone Cafe, live music venue & cafe
Easy-Way grocery, 80 N. Main St.
Lone Star Concrete
2100 Union Avenue
T. O'Neal Crivens
Pyramid Dedication Bricks
Poplar Plaza Addition, Prescott Street Strip
The 1977 Air Traffic Control Tower at Memphis International Airport
Alfred D. Mason YMCA
Highland Street Church of Christ
T. H. Hayes & Sons Funeral Home
Whitehaven Plaza Shopping Center
Various original buildings
Union Avenue Methodist Church Building
Benjamin L. Hooks
Anderton’s East restaurant
Mid-South Fair in Memphis
Baptist Memorial Hospital, Medical Center
Sweetbriar (Ridgeway Trace) Apartments
Memphis Mental Health Institute
Benihana Restaurant, pagoda architecture
West Hall, University of Memphis
University Center, (Student Center), University of Memphis
Billy J. "Spook" Murphy
W. S. "Babe" Howard
Richardson/Central Towers, Univ. of Memphis
Evergreen Presbyterian Church
Kroger, Poplar Plaza, south side
Kroger/Seessel's building, Union Ave.
Belvedere Apartments - Trousseau -Kroger
Greyhound bus station,
203 Union Avenue
Memphis International Airport Terminal Visibility
Front Street Deli
Raleigh Springs Mall
Donnelley J. Hill State Office Building
Highland Street branch,
Memphis Public Library
Prospect Elementary School
Longview Middle School
Univ. of Tenn. Randolph Hall
Univ. of Tenn. Feurt Building
Univ. of Tenn. Beale Building
Rowland J. Darnell House
Scottish Rite Building
Riverfront Cobblestone Landing
French Quarter Inn
Public Promenade on the
Mississippi River Bluff
US Marine Hospital Tour & Previtalization Conversation
Saturday, July 19, 2014, 3 p.m.
Marine Hospital, 360 Metal Museum Dr.
There will be a free tour, including inside the building, of the Marine Hospital with free local beer and snacks and discussion of ideas for previtalization opportunities for the coming months.
Reservations required at www.Facebook.com
Free History Walking
Jimmy Ogle offers free, handicapped accessible, 45 minute tours of downtown Memphis accompanied by fascinating historical information he presents in a fun and informative way. He has several tours, each covering more or less 4-blocks of historic downtown. In addition, Jimmy Ogle leads tours of the historic Shelby County Courthouse, and walks on the Mississippi River bridge.
2014 Spring ScheduleUnless otherwise noted, each Jimmy Ogle free public downtown walking history tour begins at 11:45 a.m. and last about 45 minutes. Most are Tuesday Tours.
Jimmy Ogle Shelby County Courthouse Tours, 2014
Meet at noon at Second Street & Adams Avenue.
Meet at Crump Park, 2 p.m.
The downtown walking history tours are "not to be missed." Some people, like the editor of this web site, go again and again, enjoy it every time, and wish some of that historical information would sink into memory. Then again, maybe it's more fun to "learn" about downtown over and over. See you there!