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The 2019 Memphis Heritage Preservation Series will  meet on all four Mondays in March. Our theme this year is “Memphis Bicentennial” Featuring:MHI Board Member John Griffin & Historian Jimmy Ogle
2019 Presentations will be held on March 4, 11, 18, and 25th 7:00 – 8:30PM at Howard Hall 2282 Madison Ave at Edgewood

Series Topics

March 4- 1800-1850…why is Memphis here, what and where were the first developments and our rural architecture

March 11-  1850-1900…the years of the first grand mansions, new public spaces and how yellow fever had an effect on the City of Memphis

March 18- 1900-1950… Memphis spreads out, our parkway system was developed, neighborhood growth, and more eclectic designs

March 25- 1950-2000…modernism arrives in mass, city hall is created, Memphis College of Art, Midsouth Coliseum, and the great I-40 debate