For 200 hundred years, Memphis has been a beacon of light in the south, the country, and the world. Whether it’s hospitals that save children’s lives or ideas that create industries, see how Memphis has truly changed the world.
For early leaders, Shelby County was not just a place to be drawn on a map. It was their home and like county leaders today, they worked to make this a place where citizens would be offered a special place for their families and themselves to find happiness, meaning and pride.
Faces of Memphis
Here is a sentence or two that talks about these profiles, which eventually will be faces of Memphis.
Historic Memphis Properties
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