Magevney House
Magevney House
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This stately house held the first Catholic mass in the city and is now newly restored to its 1850s grandeur.
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NSouth
Gretna, LA609 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021 • Solo
One of the oldest houses in Memphis. It was great to learn that the first Catholic experiences were held here at this house for the Memphis area.
Written 28 November 2021
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Virg4422
Kelowna, Canada687 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Couples
One of the oldest if not the oldest houses in a Memphis. This was more of a middle class home. It belonged to Eugene Magevney. The house was where the first marriage, baptism and Catholic mass were held.
Written 3 February 2019
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Kathryn R
Fullerton, CA1,112 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Solo
This is a very small home with lots of charm. Free to see and walk around. Placards are all around the home with points of interest and history.
Written 25 April 2018
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Kay Jay
Memphis55 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2017 • Friends
Every local resident and tourist should see the historic Magevney House. It's one of the few original buildings left in the area. You will learn a lot during your visit.
Written 14 January 2018
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IverJohnson
Oklahoma City, OK500 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2016 • Couples
The Magevney House is supposedly the oldest surviving residence in Memphis. Built in the 1830's for an Irish Immigrant, this is not a mansion, but a 3-4 room frame house that still has a lot of charm and history. The tour, which is only on the 1st Saturday of each month, is free and takes only about 20 minutes. The exterior takes only 10-15 minutes. This is still a nice tour and well worth the time. Some original but mostly period furniture pieces.
Written 9 November 2016
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OKwanderers
Poteau, OK74 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2015 • Couples
We love to see and appreciate the homes of long ago. This house is a must see for anyone who loves history.
Written 2 June 2016
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JM H
Memphis, TN15 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
This tiny whhite house, built in the 1830's by an irish immigrant to Memphis, was in the famiily until the 1940's when it was willed to the city. It is part of the Pink Palace Family of Museums. If it is not open, the garden often is if some of the volunteers who maintain it are there. The mid mid-19th Century garden has been restored--- roses, apple trees, herbs, and veggies.
Written 26 August 2012
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