History

Explore the mounds of the Native Americans, walk in the footsteps of Civil War soldiers, march with Martin Luther King Jr. during the Civil Rights Movement, and listen to the sounds of the deeply rooted Blues and Rock n’ Roll. West Tennessee has a deeply rooted history that shaped this area. Visit the sites of these unforgettable events and people; it’s only a DAY TRIP away. 

Civil War Sites

Chickasaw Heritage Park
Memphis, TN


Confederate Park
Memphis, TN


Jefferson Davis Park
Memphis, TN


Battle of Moscow Historical Marker
Moscow, TN


Civil War Markers in Tom Brooks Park
Collierville, TN

Collierville Historic Square
Collierville, TN


Downtown La Grange
La Grange, TN


Fort Germantown
Germantown, TN


Fort Pillow State Historic Park
Henning, TN


Germantown Depot
Germantown, TN

Magnolia Cemetery
Collierville, TN


Memphis Riverboats
Memphis, TN


Murray Hudson Antiquarian Shop
Halls, TN


Randolph Bluff Historic Site
Drummonds, TN


Rossville Historic District
Rossville, TN


Slave Haven Museum
Memphis, TN

Architectural Sites

Ames Plantation
Grand Junction, TN


Alex Haley House Museum
National Register
Henning, TN


Beale Street
National Register
Memphis, TN


Canaan Baptist Church
National Register
Covington, TN


Chickasaw Heritage Park
National Register
Memphis, TN


Chucalissa Museum & Archaeological Site
National Register
Memphis, TN


Collierville Historic Square
National Register
Collierville, TN


Collierville Train Depot
Collierville, TN

Covington Court Square
Covington, TN


Davies Manor Plantation
National Register
Bartlett, TN


Downtown Ripley
Ripley, TN


Downtown La Grange
National Register
La Grange, TN


Elvis Presley Graceland
National Register
Memphis, TN


Historic Homes of La Grange
National Register
La Grange, TN


La Grange General Store
National Register
La Grange, TN

Pink Palace Museum
National Register
Memphis, TN


Rossville Historic District
National Register
Rossville, TN


Ruffin Theater
National Register
Covington, TN


St. Matthews Episcopal Church
National Register
Covington, TN


South Main Historic District
National Register
Memphis, TN


Sun Studios
National Register
Memphis, TN

Music Sites

Beale Street
Memphis, TN


Elvis Presley Graceland
Memphis, TN

 “Mississippi” Fred McDowell Historical Marker
Collierville, TN


Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum
Memphis, TN

Other Sites

Martyrs Park
Memphis, TN


Tom Lee Park
Memphis, TN


Bethlehem Cemetery
Henning, TN


Charlie Vergos Rendezvous
Memphis, TN


Chucalissa Museum & Archaeological Site
Memphis, TN


Cotton Museum/Memphis Cotton Exchange
Memphis, TN


Fire Museum of Memphis
Memphis, TN

Henning
Henning, TN


Historic Old Bartlett
Bartlett, TN


Lauderdale County Museum
Ripley, TN


Memphis Trolley
Memphis, TN


Mud Island Park/Mississippi River Museum
Memphis, TN


National Bird Dog Museum
Grand Junction, TN

National Ornamental Metal Museum
Memphis, TN


Somerville
Somerville, TN


T.O. Fuller State Park
Memphis, TN


Tent City Historical Marker
Somerville, TN


The Arcade
Memphis, TN


Tipton County Museum/Nature Center
Covington, TN


Veterans Museum
Halls, TN

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