Birth of the Bluff City: 1865-1900

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Memphis Room - 4th Floor

Event Details

Come see how Memphis became the city it is today.

Join us as we take a tour through the history of the bluff city. Using drawings, photographs, and historical maps from the library’s collections, we’ll explore the streets of Memphis as the city reeled from the effects of war, yellow fever, and bankruptcy.

This is the second in a series of programs celebrating the two hundred year history of the city of Memphis.

Event Type(s): Bicentennial, History/Genealogy
Age Group(s): Adults
Presenter: Scott Lillard
Scott Lillard
(901) 415-2742