Roanoke, Virginia: Mini-Graceland, Elvis City

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Address:
605 Riverland Rd. SE, Roanoke, VA
Directions:
From north: take I-81 to I-581, Exit in downtown Roanoke at Elm Av., turn left onto Williamson Road. This will go under 581... follow to end, turn right, then right onto bridge -- Walnut, then left on Piedmont, right on Riverland.
Hours:
M-F 8 am-10 pm, Sa 8 am - 10 pm.
Admission:
Donations accepted.
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Mini-Graceland, Elvis City.

Mini-Graceland, Elvis City
One man's tribute to the most memorable buildings in the life of Elvis. Don Epperly passed away on Feb. 17, 2012, age 72. Roadsideamerica.com Report...
Miniature Graceland Holiday Lighting
For many years, the Epperly family restored their backyard miniature version of Graceland and other Elvis Presley landmarks for the holiday season. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [12/17/2006]

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Graceland in miniature.

Mini-Graceland, Elvis City

It seems like Elvis City is a bit dilapidated since the creator died.

[Em, 06/01/2019]

Someone cares enough to mow the grass!

Mini Graceland

I stopped at Mini Graceland on my hike up to the Roanoke Star (great!) but found it pretty much a shambles. There is debris all over the property, and some of the buildings seem to have been damaged in a storm or trampled. Graceland, the statue, Birthplace, Church, and grave site are intact and show the great attention to detail, but the wrecksge all around is disheartening. Still worth a short visit for me as I've been to the original sites and am an Elvis fan, but shame to see it in such a state.

[Oliver Mueller, 01/27/2017]

Mini Graceland.

Mini-Graceland, Elvis City

Not much is new here. A lot of it is rundown. But still a very nice tribute. Hope they repair it soon.

[Brooke Riedel, 05/17/2016]

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In the region:
King Kong and the Giant Buffalo, Covington, VA - 38 mi.

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