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This is Where Elvis Bought His First Guitar

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Every year, fans make the pilgrimage to Elvis Presley's hometown to see his birthplace and parade their classic Rock and Roll cars around town.

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    • Saturday
    • 3:00pm
    Dec 22
    • Tuesday
    • 12:00pm
    Jan 01
    • Thursday
    • 7:00am
    Jan 17

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In Mississippi, culture and history run as deep as its mighty river. Soar over landmarks where Civil Rights movements were waged, Civil War battles were lost and the Blues were born. The Magnolia State is also a land of seductive landscapes and endless creativity, giving us literary geniuses such as William Faulkner and Tennessee Williams, plus musical legends Muddy Waters and Elvis. Take flight on this journey over a land of hospitality, beauty and complexity.

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