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Finding A Place in History with Julie Mccullough

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Caitlin chats with Julie McCullough of This Place in History, an Instagram feed we are excited to introduce you to. She typically features Memphis homes that are on the National Historic Registry, but you can find a few other types of historical nuggets on there from time to time. Subscribe: iTunes …

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Christmas in Memphis

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, we’re talking all things Christmas in Memphis and sharing YOUR memories of this magical holiday. Hang your tinsel, grab your hot chocolate, and settle in for a jolly good time on this week’s show! Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | Google Play The Enchanted Forest at Goldsmiths Ask a longtime …

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Bonus Podcast Episodes

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From time to time, we release short bonus episodes. When you subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or wherever else you like, the bonus episodes show up during the week like a fun surprise. We’re also collecting them here where you can stream them or see links or images we mention during the bonus show. The newest …

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Steamboats and the Bluff City

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, we get on a boat. No, that’s wishful thinking. Instead, I tell Rebecca about the history of steamboats and how these ships played a role in the growth of Memphis. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | Google Play First, for a bit of music to get you in the boating …

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Dining in Memphis Part 1

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, we tell each other about a restaurant from Memphis history. Caitlin starts us off with some old timey vocabulary before diving into Anderton’s (get it??) Rebecca follows up with charming stories of The Four Way, which is so near and dear to our hearts. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | …

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Earnestine and Hazel’s

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Rebecca and I visit Memphis’ favorite historical dive bar, Earnestine and Hazel’s. We pull up a stool and hear what soul burger cooker and bartender Clarence has to tell us about E&H. We’ll also take you on a tour of the bar and then wrap up by dancing the morning away …

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Hotel Pontotoc and The Peabody

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, we tell each other the history behind a favorite historical Memphis hotel. Rebecca dives right into how The Peabody Hotel came to be, while I share about the lesser known Hotel Pontotoc. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | Google Play The very first Peabody Hotel opened in 1869 at the …

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Beer-Drinking Goats at Silky O’Sullivan’s

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, I tell Caitlin why there are goats on Beale Street and how they’ve been known to drink beer. Silky O’Sullivan’s features dueling pianos and an outdoor patio with two wonderful female goats. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | Google Play Joellyn Sullivan joins on this episode to tell us the …

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Mid-Century Architecture in Memphis with Aften Locken

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Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | Google Play Aften takes us back to the ’40s, ’50s, and ’60s – very important in understanding mid-century modern architecture. Then, she schools us on how to recognize key aspects of these structures… Here’s a hint: Does it look like it’s from The Jetsons? It’s probably mid-mod! Some of her favorites in Memphis …

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Dead Men Walking in Barboro Alley

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With a name that bounces around your mouth as you say it, Barboro Alley will immediately charm you with its old-fashioned stone walkway nestled between façades of peeling paint. Just stepping into the alley takes you back to another century. Except that in past centuries, you might not have taken such a pleasant stroll between the restaurants and bars you …