elvis homecoming statue

from elvis presley posted in music


elvis homecoming statue
fairpark dr and e troy st
tupelo, mississippi 38804

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The statue stands on hallowed ground for Elvis fans. The site used to be the Mississippi-Alabama Fair and Dairy Show, where Elvis took fifth prize in a singing competition at the age of 10 for his rendition of "Old Shep."

When Elvis returned to this location in Tupelo in 1956 and 1957 for some homecoming concerts, the National Guard was called in to provide security.