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July 24, 2015
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It’s been brought to my attention lately that many transplants and Memphians are sometimes not aware of all the good & fun stuff Memphis and West Tennessee has to offer. People these days, whether visitors or residents, don’t want to pay an arm and a leg to go see a concert or walk around a museum.  I’m here to tell you there is no need to pay, when you can go, see, hear for free. The other day someone told…

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July 20, 2015
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CONTACT INFORMATION Kate Armitage, Director Arts, Recreation, Parks & Communications City of Millington K.Armitage@MillingtonTN.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MILLINGTON WELCOMES 12TH ANNUAL ALL STAR EVENT CAR SHOW, Sept. 4 – 6, 2015 MILLINGTON, TN (JULY 20, 2015) – Millington welcomes The Relaxed Atmosphere 12th Annual All Star Event Car Show to USA Stadium September 4 – 6, 2015. What started as a small charity car show organized by a group of friends has grown into a unique, must see event! The…

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July 17, 2015
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CONTACT INFORMATION Kate Armitage, Director Arts, Recreation, Parks & Communications City of Millington K.Armitage@MillingtonTN.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GET YOUR GOAT AND MAKE YOUR WAY TO THE 26TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL GOAT DAYS FESTIVAL IN MILLINGTON, TN, September 11 & 12, 2015 MILLINGTON, TN (JULY 17, 2015) – The 26th Annual International Goat Days Family Festival returns to USA Stadium Complex in Millington September 11 & 12, 2015. Goat Days is a fun and funky community festival unlike any other. Millington, TN is…

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July 16, 2015
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For further information Contact: Alex Haley Museum (731) 738-2240 In Celebration of Alex Haley’s 94th Birthday Groundbreaking Slavery Exhibit on View at the Alex Haley Museum   Henning, Tennessee, August 5, 2015 — A groundbreaking exhibit about the slaves and slaveholders who worked and resided at a distinctive plantation in Tennessee will open at the Alex Haley Museum and Interpretive Center. The exhibit, Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation, looks at the lives of both the enslaved African Americans and…

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April 17, 2015
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When we think of the worst maritime disaster in the United States, we typically lean towards the sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 15, 1914, where 1,517 died. However, this wasn’t the worst in US history and this one happened 49 years before the Titanic.  The SS Sultana was a wooden steamboat built in 1963 specifically for the cotton trade along the lower Mississippi River. During the Civil War and when not carrying cotton, the Sultana ran between St. Louis…

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