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Update from Memphis Heritage

FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR……..Dear Members and Friends, Our Board of Directors, June and I hope you and your family are staying safe and well. We want to update you on what’s going on with Memphis Heritage. In accordance with federal and local guidelines, all of our events through May will be postponed. This includes our Annual Membership Meeting, the Adapt-A-Door ...

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March Events Postponed

Due to concerns over the COVID-19 coronavirus and public health safety, Memphis Heritage is postponing our March events. We look forward to rescheduling as soon as we can. Preservation Series – March 16 and 23 Annual Membership Meeting – March 31

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2020 Preservation Series – postponed

Lee House

Due to concerns over the COVID-19 coronavirus and public health safety, Memphis Heritage is postponing our March events. We look forward to rescheduling as soon as we can. Memphis Heritage’s annual Preservation Series is coming in March. On the first four Monday evenings – March 2, 9,16 and 23, our 2020 series will focus on historic properties that are or ...

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Let Memphis Heritage handle your holiday gift list! 

Already overwhelmed by holiday shopping? Let us take it off your hands. Create your holiday giving list, make a donation of $15.00 per person in honor of a friend or colleague, and we will send our 2020 MHI Calendar celebrating 25 years of amazing work by Montgomery Martin Contractors along with a preservation-themed holiday card letting them know you are making a donation in their ...

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2020 MHI Calendars are here!

Memphis Heritage’s annual calendar is an educational and fundraising project of Memphis Heritage, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. For its 2020 Calendar, MHI is happy to be honoring the amazing works of Montgomery Martin Contractors on their 25th Anniversary. We are showcasing many of the architectural structures that MMC have played a large role in repurposing.  This calendar features thirteen ...

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Memphis Heritage Presents the Newman to Now Digital Exhibit

The Newman to Now Digital Exhibit uses the photographs, along with newspaper articles, interviews, and a virtual walking tour to explore these forces.  Enjoy exploring the Memphis of Don Newman and the Memphis of Now. This project is supported by Humanities Tennessee

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TICKETS: Adapt a Door and More 2019

Memphis Heritage’s  Adapt A Door Auction and Party is on: Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM CDT at Howard Hall Find out more on our Facebook Event Page Tickets will be available at the door for $75.

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Newman to Now Exhibit Opening

Saturday, 3 pm June 15, 2019 Memphis Heritage at Howard Hall 2282 Madison Ave. at Edgewood Don Newman was a local photographer who captured thousands of iconic images of Memphis structures and streetscapes during the 1940’s – 60’s. Many of Mr. Newman’s images show beloved buildings that have been demolished or changed drastically since the time of the photographs. Gary ...

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Barretville Bank & Trust Company Building

Status: Preserved Address: 9043 Barret Road, Barretville Built: 1932; renovated 1958-59 Architectural Style: Commercial Modern Movement Original Function/Purpose: Bank The Barretville Bank & Trust Company Building was placed on the National Register on May 7, 2019. History: The Barret family settled in northern Shelby County in 1852 and opened a general store four years later. The Barretville Bank was founded ...

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U.S. Marine Hospital (U.S. Marine Hospital Building, Nurses Quarters, and Steam Laundry; listed in 2019)

Status: Renovation is planned Address: Metal Museum Drive (formerly 360 and 374 West California Avenue), Memphis Built: 1883-1884 (Nurses Quarters) and 1934-1939 (Hospital Building and Steam Laundry) Architectural Style: Modernist Style Original Function/Purpose: Governmental The U.S. Marine Hospital Building, Nurses Quarters and Steam Laundry were placed on the National Register on May 13, 2019. History: Each of four surviving buildings ...

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