Graceland Blog - May 2015

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3717 Elvis Presley Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38116

Only 10 minutes from downtown and 3 minutes from the Memphis Airport.

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3600 Elvis Presley Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38116

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Graceland Blog


Welcome to the official blog of Elvis Presley’s Graceland! You can take Elvis-inspired quizzes, get first-looks on events here at Graceland and how-to guides on everything you need to know about Elvis and his home. Like Elvis, we come with a little southern charm

The Arboretum at Elvis Presley's Graceland

There's something for everyone at Elvis Presley's Graceland - especially if you love nature. Graceland is surrounded by beautiful trees, flowers and plants, all of which are maintained and cared for by our grounds-keeping staff. Not only do these trees and flowers make the property even prettier, but they are also educational. The Graceland Mansion was named the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council's first corporate arboretum on June 7, 2013. It's also the first National... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Friday, May 29, 2015
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An Elvis Presley Scavenger Hunt

Sunday, May 24 is National Scavenger Hunt Day, so we're asking you: How well do you know Elvis Presley's Graceland? Graceland is more than just the King's castle. Graceland was Elvis' home, his private piece of paradise in a very public world. It feels both like the home of a Southern gentleman and a rock 'n' roll legend. There are family portraits, cozy couches and plush carpets, but there are also lush green shag carpet (on the ceiling), a room entirely... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Friday, May 22, 2015
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Elvis Presley's Police

If Elvis had not grown up to be the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, there’s a chance he would have been a police officer. As the world’s most recognizable celebrity, Elvis needed security almost all the time, so he spent plenty of time, and became friends with, the officers who ensured his safety. In honor of Peace Officer Memorial Day (May 15, 2015) and Police Week, we’re looking at Elvis’ fascination with police work and his friendships with officers.... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Friday, May 15, 2015
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A Mother's Day Tribute: Gladys Presley

Mother's Day is Sunday, May 10, so we're celebrating the woman who gave her son to the world. Without Gladys Presley, we wouldn't have Elvis Presley. Gladys' best-known trait is right there in her name: Love. She was born Gladys Love Smith on April 25, 1912, in Pontotoc County, Mississippi - about 15 miles outside of Tupelo. She was one of nine children, and she loved to play basketball, dance and listen to music. As a young girl, she worked on... Read More
Posted by Elvis Presley's Graceland at Thursday, May 7, 2015
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