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Memphis, Tennessee: Elvis's First Home In Memphis

The suburban ranch-style home where the King lived starting in 1956, before he bought Graceland. A plaque next to the driveway gate tells the story.

1034 Audubon Drive, Memphis, TN
East side of the city, just east of the University of Memphis. I-240 exit onto Getwell Rd/Hwy 176. North about 2.5 miles until the road ends, then west on Park Ave. about a half mile, then south on Audubon Drive. House on left, low brick wall, #1034, before Haver Hill Rd. Private property - visible from street.
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Elvis's First Home In Memphis

The house looks the same except for the mailbox in the front is gone.

[Karen, 06/27/2021]
Elvis's First Home In Memphis

We were there on May 29, 2017.... 61 yrs to the day that Elvis signed the papers on this home. It was sold to a local college. Neighbor stopped and said "not many know about this." He explained it was being refurbished (original furniture, etc.) but caught fire (electrical) about 2 weeks ago and destroyed the inside completely. Neighborhood wondering what will happen now.

[Teena, 05/31/2017]

First Memphis home of Elvis.

Elvis's First Home In Memphis

On our way to Graceland we detoured to check out Elvis's first home in Memphis, it's on a beautiful quiet street surrounded by gorgeous houses. Presley's house is hard to miss with its distinctive P's on the awnings.

Not much to do but get a couple shots and read the plaque, but a pleasant stop nonetheless.

[Darick Maasen, 07/20/2010]
Uri and Elvis Together Again

According to Uri Geller, in the 1970s he and Elvis Presley once performed in Las Vegas at the same time, and Elvis asked him to supernaturally bend a spoon with his mind.


[05/16/2006] Complete News Story

Spoonbender Sets Sights on Elvis House

When Elvis made his first million dollars in 1956 he bought a four-bedroom house in Memphis. When he made his second and third and fourth million dollars in 1957 he bought a much bigger house in Memphis: Graceland.


[04/29/2006] Complete News Story

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