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    Elvis' Birthplace Unveils New Statue

    On Thursday, August 9, 2012, Tupelo unveiled a larger-than-life statue to commemorate the life and legacy of Elvis Presley.* Hundreds of fans gathered in the Tupelo Fairpark District, former site of the Tupelo fairgrounds where Elvis performed the famous homecoming concert in September of 1956,...

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    Re: Elvis' Birthplace Unveils New Statue

    I went here to, the statue is great. I took many pictures of it and a couple of me reaching up to grab his hand. I could almost picture what it would have been like to reach up and shake his hand.
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    The new statue isn't at the Birthplace Museum grounds. It's in town where Elvis performed that magical concert outside in 1956.

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    Yes I know. That was a Elvis.com thread.

    They have really fixed up the area in Tueplo.
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    the surrounding area and the park is very tastefully done.....and as a bonus when we went a week last Sunday.......it was empty, got the whole park to ourselves. Only thing is, Johnnies was closed as it was Sunday
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    Re: Elvis' Birthplace Unveils New Statue

    Quote Originally Posted by debtdbruno View Post
    the surrounding area and the park is very tastefully done.....and as a bonus when we went a week last Sunday.......it was empty, got the whole park to ourselves. Only thing is, Johnnies was closed as it was Sunday
    We went on Sunday too. Johnnies and Tupelo Hardware was closed too.
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    Re: Elvis' Birthplace Unveils New Statue

    I love this statue.......beautiful!!

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    Pretty impressive

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