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Danny Thomas-ALSAC Pavilion
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
332 North Lauderdale
Memphis, TN 38105-2729
The pavilion serves as an historical record of the hospital, the fundraising organization, and the works of its founder, Danny Thomas, whose final resting place is on the premises. Open Sunday-Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed holidays.
Davies Manor Plantation
9336 Davies Plantation Road
Brunswick, TN 38014
Mail: P.O. Box 56
Mail: Brunswick, TN 38014
Shelby County's oldest home built in 1807. Settled by an Indian, developed by a planter, saved by a historian, and designated as a Historic Century Farm in the same family for over 100 years, Davies Manor is an original two-story log and chink frontier house furnished with early family furniture and artifacts. Open April 1-December 20 Tuesday-Friday 12-4 p.m. Special tours can be arranged. Hill's Barn, a short distance down the lane, is a fine facility for catered parties, receptions, and tour groups (capacity is 200). Admission charged at Manor House.
Fire Museum of Memphis
118 Adams Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
Mail: 2600 Poplar Avenue, Suite 315
Mail: Memphis, TN 38112
Home Page: http://www.firemuseum.com
An extraordinary and interactive museum for all ages. Slide down the Fire House pole and climb on a brand-new fire engine. See fully restored antique fire apparatus and experience the explosive excitement of the Fire Show. A visit to the Fire Safety House could save your life!
Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce
2130 West Street
Germantown, TN 38138
The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce is committed to "promoting a vibrant business environment." Activities include a Business Expo, seminars, networking events, and many member benefits which include a Long Distance Discount Program and a health care
Graceland, Home of Elvis Presley
3734 Elvis Presley Boulevard
Memphis, TN 38116
Mail: P.O. Box 16508
Mail: Memphis, TN 38186-0508
Home Page: http://www.elvis-presley.com
A trip to Memphis isn't complete without a visit to Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley. The new audio tour of Graceland Mansion is full of music and interesting stories about how Elvis lived in the home he loved so much. You will see the largest privately-owned collection of gold records in the world and Elvis' elaborate stage costumes and jewelry. The mansion tour ends with a quiet visit to Meditation Garden where Elvis and members of his family are buried. You can also see Elvis' famous 1955 pink Cadillac in the Elvis Presley Automobile Museum and climb aboard his custom jet the "Lisa Marie." Graceland plaza also offers fabulous shopping and restaurants. Open seven days 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Memorial Day-Labor Day and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. the remainder of the year. Mansion tour is closed on Tuesdays November-February. Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.