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Whitehaven in Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Graceland

 
 
Graceland Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Amber, March 4, 2006
1. Graceland Marker
Inscription.  Graceland has been placed on the National Register of Historical Places by the United States Department of the Interior. Built 1939.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1939.
 
Location. 35° 2.808′ N, 90° 1.478′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. It is in Whitehaven. Marker can be reached from Elvis Presley Boulevard (U.S. 51) south of Winchester Road, on the left when traveling south. Marker is in front of the Graceland Mansion. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3734 Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis TN 38116, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elvis Aaron Presley (within shouting distance of this marker); The Omlie Tower (approx. 2.4 miles away); Ernest C. Withers House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Calvary Cemetery (approx. 3.8 miles away); "The Tree" (approx. 4 miles away in Mississippi). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
 
Regarding Graceland.
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National Register of Historic Places:
Graceland (added 1991 - - #91001585)
3764 Elvis Presley Blvd. , Memphis
• Historic Significance: Person
• Historic Person: Presley,Elvis Aaron
• Significant Year: 1957
• Area of Significance: Performing Arts
• Period of Significance: 1975-2000, 1950-1974
• Owner: Private
• Historic Function: Domestic
• Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
• Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
• Current Sub-function: Museum, Single Dwelling
 
Also see . . .  Visiting Graceland,. (Submitted on September 1, 2013, by Trevor Morris of Fond du lac, Wisconsin.)
 
Elvis Lives image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Amber, March 4, 2006
2. Elvis Lives
Graceland Mansion image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Stroud, May 1991
3. Graceland Mansion
Wall in front of Graceland image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, May 18, 2010
4. Wall in front of Graceland
Graceland's Left Gate image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mary Ellen Coghlan
5. Graceland's Left Gate
Graceland's Right Gate image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mary Ellen Coghlan
6. Graceland's Right Gate
Elvis Presley Burial Vault image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Stroud, 1991
7. Elvis Presley Burial Vault
“Elvis Aaron Presley, January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977. Son of Vernon Elvis Presley and Gladys Love Presley, father of Lisa Marie Presley. • He was a precious gift from God we cherished and loved dearly. • He had a God-given talent that he shared with the world, and without a doubt, he became most widely acclaimed; capturing the hearts of young and old alike. • He was admired not only as an entertainer, but as the great humanitarian that he was; for his generosity, and his kind feelings for his fellow man. • He revolutionized the field of music and received its highest awards. • He became a living legend in his own time, earning the respect and love of millions. • God saw that he needed some rest and called him home to be with Him. • We miss you, Son and Daddy. I thank God that He gave us you as our son. (TCB logo) —Vernon Presley”
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2006, by Amber of Granville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,857 times since then and 104 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 6, 2006, by Amber of Granville, Ohio.   3. submitted on January 5, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on February 3, 2014, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   5, 6. submitted on July 25, 2008, by Mary Ellen Coghlan of Warwick, New York.   7. submitted on January 5, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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