Memphis Chronicles: Bits of History from the Best Times

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Take a break from the bustle of Poplar and Beale and enjoy this easy ride down memory lane, recalling days when downtown gridlock was caused by streetcars and wagons and the Mid-South was ruled by the likes of the Chickasaws, Confederates, King Cotton and Crump. Few know Shelby County and its history like lifelong Memphian John E. Harkins, who expertly chronicles the city's unparalleled heritage and the individuals and groups who have kept its past alive through the decades. Discover the origins of the yellow ...

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Memphis Chronicles (TN): Bits of History from the Best Times (American Chronicles

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Overview

Take a break from the bustle of Poplar and Beale and enjoy this easy ride down memory lane, recalling days when downtown gridlock was caused by streetcars and wagons and the Mid-South was ruled by the likes of the Chickasaws, Confederates, King Cotton and Crump. Few know Shelby County and its history like lifelong Memphian John E. Harkins, who expertly chronicles the city's unparalleled heritage and the individuals and groups who have kept its past alive through the decades. Discover the origins of the yellow fever epidemic, Memphis in May, Elmwood Cemetery, the heroes of Shelby County history and so much more in Memphis Chronicles.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596297142
  • Publisher: History Press, The
  • Publication date: 8/7/2009
  • Series: American Chronicles Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,016,014
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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