Monday, April 6, 2015

We Went to Graceland:)

We are not die hard elvis fans but when in Memphis....you must see Graceland!  It was very interesting.  In addition to seeing the mansion, there are several smaller museums in the complex filled with tons of Elvis memorabilia.  It was fun to look at license plates in the parking lot as they were from all over the country and Canada.

Here is a quickie tour of Graceland:



Living Room


Dining Room


Kitchen


Media Room with mirrored ceiling


Pool Room with fabric walls-it took 10 days of work to cover the walls in this fabric


half of the Den or, as it has become known, the Jungle Room
A small museum behind the house holds a lot of his awards:
150 gold records plus hundreds of other awards....

including the 6 Grammys Elvis received for his gospel songs



 His racquet ball court has been turned into an additional trophy room:



 To the left of the house, in the Memorial Garden, are the graves of Elvis and his parents


birthday gift to Pricilla

Elvis favorite car,  last driven by him the day he died


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