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I just visited the Elvis Presley birthplace. Arriving one hour prior to closing, the attendant only allowed me to purchase a ticket for one or the other. They recommended the house. Very meager beginnings, the Presley family built the home in 1934 for $180 on...More
Although we did not go inside this small house, we walked around it and the surrounding grounds. All was very interesting as well as some of the memorabilia in the the gift shop area. I would recommend a visit.
Visited yesterday - was good to visit before our visit to Graceland today.
It showed us how Elvis's life began - from very humble beginnings to what we saw today at Graceland ie how success changed his life.
It was very moving & there was...More
Wandering through Elvis's birth house and chatting to the local attendant who attended his local benefit concert for Tupelo was very interesting as was the relocated church and the thoughts of his school time friends transposed on the visitor outside centre wall. However poor gift...More
We were fortunate enough to be able to stop here on a roadtrip. There is good and bad about this place; though mostly good. If at all possible, see the birthplace before going to Graceland. This is a very small museum we got through in...More
I thoroughly enjoyed our visit . It was very humbling to see how Elvis lived in the little two roomed house built for $180 by his father. I really enjoyed the mock church service too. Definatly a must do.
The whole complex focuses on Elvis' early years, to about age 13. Trivial information, but important in portraying what made him who he was later in life. Nice grounds, museum, church, and birthplace house.