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“Ladies and Gentlemen, Elvis Has Left the Building”

 
 
Close Up of the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mbowyer, September 16, 2006
1. Close Up of the Marker
Inscription. Former site of the Market Square Arena where on June 26, 1977 Elvis Aaron Presley performed his final concert. A scarf given by Elvis at that concert and words of remembrance from his fans have been encased in this marker so that a future generation may choose to reveal the memories 100 years from this date, June 26, 2002.

Elvis is called the “Artist of the 20th Century” and is an American Icon.
 
Erected 2002 by The TCP Memorial Benefit Committee, & Elvis Fans Everywhere.
 
Location. 39° 46.111′ N, 86° 9.149′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of East Market Street and North Alabama Street on East Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 East Market Street, Indianapolis IN 46206, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Market Street Temple (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roberts Park United Methodist Church (approx.
Marker and Pedestal image. Click for full size.
By Mbowyer, September 16, 2006
2. Marker and Pedestal
0.3 miles away); Bowen-Merrill Fire / Indianapolis Fire Department (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lockerbie Square (approx. 0.4 miles away); Griffith Block (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indianapolis.
 
More about this marker. The TCP Memorial Benefit Committee is an Elvis Presley fan club headquartered in Carmel, Indiana.
 
Also see . . .  Lost Indiana: Market Square Arena. (Submitted on September 21, 2006.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyEntertainmentNotable EventsNotable Persons
 
Market Square Arena was imploded. There is a parking lot in its place now. image. Click for full size.
By Mbowyer, September 16, 2006
3. Market Square Arena was imploded. There is a parking lot in its place now.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 4,344 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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