Historical Perspectives

What I Thought I Knew

January 8, 2020 Mark Scott 0

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES By Mark Scott Memphis, I need to talk. Because after 32 years as a high school teacher in Memphis I thought I knew most, if not all, of what I needed to teach in my history […]

Mythic Memphis

Elvis is Everywhere

December 11, 2019 Ken Billett 0

A ‘Little’ Memphis in the Verde Valley, AZ MYTHIC MEMPHIS Story and Photos By Ken Billett Junior Wells wails out another sad line about loving the wrong woman. Vicki and I smile at Junior’s plight. […]

Our Memphis History Podcast

The South Main District

March 25, 2019 Mark White 0

Our Memphis History Podcast For our March show, Our Memphis History assembled Jimmy Ogle, Anton Mack and Jen Canale Ireland. Along with host Mike Vanelli, the group discussed the history, buildings and culture of South […]

History In Memphis City Planning

Mud Island: A History Part I

June 19, 2018 Josh Whitehead 2

Editor’s Note:  Mud Island has seen its fair share of news lately, as Tennessee’s State Building Commission’s executive subcommittee approved the addition of Mud Island and the riverfront to the city’s Downtown Tourism Development Zone (TDZ) […]

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