Memphis Chronicles: Bits of History from the Best Times

Memphis Chronicles: Bits of History from the Best Times

by John E. Harkins
     
 

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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… See more details below

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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 fever epidemic, Memphis in May, Elmwood Cemetery, the heroes of Shelby County history and so much more in Memphis Chronicles.

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ISBN-13:
9781596297142
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
08/07/2009
Series:
American Chronicles Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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