Tuesday, April 22, 2008

"Ask Vance" Hits the Internets!

Posted By on Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 4:00 AM

"I thought I'd share two postcards today, just to show you how confusing it can be for historians when they are trying to find an accurate image of a long-lost Memphis establishment. Or maybe it's only confusing for me.

"In the 1940s and 1950s, the intersection of Summer and White Station was a major gateway to our city, so owners opened quite a variety of attractions there that were designed to appeal to motorists -- well, and Memphians, too ..."

Yes, it's true! Famed recluse and Memphis magazine historian Vance Lauderdale has started a blog! You can find his site in the Flyer's blogroll starting today. Or just go here for more quirky Memphis history, told as only Vance can tell it.


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