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Memphis Area Assoc. Govt. (MAAG)

in Historic, Heritage, Crafts, Main Street, Neighborhood

West TN "Day Trippin'" is worth the drive to find quaint special places off the beaten path. MAAG provides support to these towns that they may continue to survive and thrive in the beautiful rural areas of West TN. Take a day trip up Hwy. 51 and take in the towns of Millington, Covington, or Ripley. See the old town squares that still provides the center of the town. Breeze out Hwy. 57 through Collierville (outstanding town sq.) and on to La Grange where National Birddog Champs are crowned.

8289 Cordova Rd.
Suite 103
Memphis, Tennessee 38016
United States

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Slave Haven Museum

in Museum, Historic, Heritage

Slave Haven, also known as The Burkle Estate, was a part of the Underground Railroad that helped runaway slaves escape as they sought freedom from slavery. The museum is staffed with knowledgeable individuals who can relate the story of the Underground Railroad and provide documents and artifacts handed down over the years. Climb down into the cellar and see the trap door that was used.

826 N. 2nd St.
Memphis, Tennessee 38107
United States

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W. C. Handy Museum

in Museum, Historic, Heritage

W.C. Handy is "The Father of the Blues." The museum presents interesting historical facts and articles. The first song recorded by W.C. Handy became known as "The Memphis Blues" and was played all of the country and universe. The knowledgeable staff can give you the history and culture behind the rise of W.C. Handy as the famous Blues Man of Memphis. This is a must see!

352 Beale Street
Memphis, Tennessee 38103
United States

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