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Tennessee Brewery Plans Unveiled

Plans for the redeveloping the Tennessee Brewery building Downtown also now include building a six-story residential structure adjacent to it called the Wash House and a four-story parking garage across the street. All of the buildings tied together are in a development project called the Brewery District. Billy Orgel, a cell phone tower developer and Shelby County Schools board member, ...

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Happy New Year and thanks for all your support!

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Last Chance – A Year End Donation for Preservation

A Year End Donation for Preservation  Dear Friends, Please consider making a year-end tax-deductible donation to Memphis Heritage and help us continue our work, advocating for the saving and repurposing of our most important historic places. Your generosity at this time of the year directly impacts our ability to continue our work as the primary advocate for historic preservation throughout Memphis ...

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Let us help with your gift list!

Create your holiday giving list, make a donation of $15.00 per person in honor of a friend or colleague and we will send along a card with our 2015 MHI calendar saying that you are making a donation in their honor for the holidays!  So just email us your list with addresses and we’ll do the rest! To ensure delivery before Christmas, please submit your order by December 12. ...

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Online Store Now Open

Support Memphis Heritage and get your genuine Memphis Heritage gear here. Flat rate shipping of $4.99 on all orders or you can pick up at Memphis Heritage for FREE! (while it lasts)   >> SHOP NOW

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TICKETS: Adapt A Door Auction and Party 8th November

Memphis Heritage’s  Adapt A Door Auction and Party is on: 8th November, 2014 at Howard Hall CONTACT CARRIE AT 901-272-2727 OR EMAIL cstetler@memphisheritage.org FOLLOW THIS EVENT AND FIND OUT MORE HERE: https://www.facebook.com/events/339677006182764/  

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Memphis Railroad & Trolley Museum Invites Public To Central Station’s 100th Anniversary Celebration, October 3-5

Official Ceremony Set for October 4, 11 a.m. MEMPHIS, Tenn., September 8, 2014—The public is invited to explore Memphis railroad history and share their memories and photos when the Memphis Railroad & Trolley Museum (MRTM) celebrates the 100th anniversary of the 1914 grand opening of Memphis Central Station on Saturday, October 4, 2014, with an official ceremony at 11 a.m. ...

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No demolition for historic Nineteenth Century Club

The Nineteenth Century Club will not be demolished.   This is a huge victory for preservationists after a year and a half court battle. Memphis Heritage confirms the new owners of the property, the Lin family, will not take a wrecking ball to the historic mansion to make way for a strip mall-type of development. Memphis Heritage says the new ...

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Blighted Historic Home to Get Facelift

Memphis Heritage uses state receivership law to salvage historic Richards House. Full story by BIANCA PHILLIPS   In 1883, cotton merchant Newton Copeland Richards built a stately Queen Anne-style home with a rounded porch and circular balcony latticework at 975 Peabody. Richards went on to become the president of the Memphis Cotton Exchange in 1902. But today the crumbling Richards House, ...

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Q&A: June West @ Memphis Magazine 2007

From the Archives BY MARY HELEN TIBBS When you pass a historic building in Memphis, you just might have the folks at Memphis Heritage to thank for it. The nonprofit organization was founded in 1975, when a small but active group of concerned citizens met on the second floor of Stewart Brothers Hardware in Midtown. The goal? To prevent any ...

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