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By G. Wayne Dowdy

No different southern urban has a heritage really like Memphis. First bought within the early 1800s from natives to function a necessary port for the rising American river alternate, town flourished till the tumultuous years of the Civil warfare introduced chaos and uncertainty. but the town survived. throughout the triumphs and tragedies of the civil rights stream and past, Memphis continued all of it. regardless of its compelling tale, no concise historical past of this domestic of soulful song and unmistakable taste is out there to trendy readers. fortunately, neighborhood historian and Memphis archivist G. Wayne Dowdy has crammed this hole with a heritage of Memphis that's as brilliant and alluring because the urban itself. sign up for Dowdy as he tells the city's tale as just a Memphian can.

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