Photo: Remembering the King

By Thomas Wells/NEMS Daily Journal

Today marks the 35th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley, and while thousands of fans flocked to Graceland in Memphis to commemorate the event, it’s been a quiet week around the new Elvis statue in Tupelo’s Fairpark. This photo, taken Monday evening under threatening skies, offers a contrast to the crowds that gathered last week for the statue’s unveiling and events at the newly expanded Elvis Presley Birthplace.


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