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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Tennessee

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Historical Places in Tennessee

A privately owned complex of historical buildings, National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel traces the history of the civil rights movem
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Sun Studio , Memphis
Elvis Presley recorded his first song at Sun Studio, arguably the birthplace of rock and roll. Country music, blues, R&B, and rockabilly arti
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Beale Street , Memphis
Beale Street was created in 1841 by entrepreneur and developer Robertson Topp (1807–1876), who named it for a forgotten military hero. The or
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Memphis City Sightseeing TourSee top Memphis attractions on this narrated sightseeing tour that takes you along the Mississippi River. Pass Victorian homes, historical statues and cultural landmarks like the Pyramid Arena and the Lorraine Hotel, where Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated. Memphis Riverboats (if upgrade option purchased at checkout)Upgrade to include a cruise aboard the Memphis Riverboats, a Paddlewheel sail along the Mississippi River. Cruise down the Mississippi River and soak in the sights as you hear interesting commentary from your captain. Pass by Tom Lee Park and learn about its namesake, then discover how Mississippi influenced commerce in Memphis and the surrounding areas along the way.Sun Studio (if upgrade option purchased at checkout)Tour the famous studio where an 18-year old Elvis Presley recorded his forst song.After your combo tour you’ll be taken back to your hotel.
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Lotz House Museum , Franklin
Lotz House Museum tells the story of the talented Lotz family and their home during the American Civil War. A guide will take you through the
The historical Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery, established in 1807, has served as a thoroughbred stud breeding ground, an extensive farm
Tours from $29

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