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Main Street, Tupelo

  • Address: 100 - 200 block Main St
  • Vicinity: Btw N Front St and N Broadway St
  • Type: Historic District
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1932/11/28 George Kelly Barnes Criminal Bates and Kelly enter Citizens National Bank at 122 Main Street. Kelly locks the door and aims a pistol at teller Homer Edgeworth. They move to the vault in the rear, fill pillow cases with $38,000 and escape out a side door onto the alley.
1941/00/00 Tupelo Hardware store is built at 114 Main St in Tupelo, MS.
1945/01/08 Elvis Presley Life Gladys Presley and Elvis enter Tupelo Hardware to buy himself a birthday present. Elvis wants a rifle, but his mother says she will contribute if he buys a guitar instead. Gladys pays $7.75 and 2 percent sales tax for the instrument. Elvis Presley's Birthday


Peoples Bank and Trust Company
  • NRHP

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Particulars for Main Street, Tupelo:
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Person
Built Environment Townscape

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