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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1957/00/00 Furbringer and Ehrman Architect
1957/03/17 Elvis Presley Home Elvis Presley buys Graceland
1976/04/29 Bruce Springsteen Fan Springsteen, in Memphis on his 'Born To Run' tour, decides to visit Elvis. He takes a cab to Graceland and climbs a wall. Security guards stop Bruce before he can knock on the front door and escort him back to the street. Elvis was skiing in Tahoe, CA. Born to Run
1977/08/16 Elvis Presley Died Elvis Presley is found unresponsive at Graceland, pronounced dead later that night at Baptist Memorial Hospital
1984/00/00 Paul Simon Visitor Paul Simon and his son Harper visit Graceland. Graceland (album)

Data »

Particulars for Graceland:
Sight Category Historic District
Area Of Significance Music
Level of Significance National
Architectural Style Neo-Classical
Area of Significance Performing arts
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use Secondary structure
Historic Use Single dwelling



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 91001585
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Furbringer and Ehrman
Architectural Style: Classical revival
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination, Designated National Landmark
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Performing arts
Applicable Criteria: Person
Criteria Consideration: Significance of less than fifty years
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1975-2000
Significant Year: 1957
Associated People: Presley,Elvis Aaron
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Secondary structure
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Museum Single dwelling

Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
Graceland (album) Album Paul Simon Ladysmith Black Mambazo Paul Simon and his son Harper head to Graceland.

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