1957 – Elvis Presley buys his Graceland estate in … Read more

1957 – Elvis Presley buys his Graceland estate in …

  1957 – Elvis Presley buys his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tenn. from Mrs. Ruth Brown-Moore. Graceland was originally owned by S. E. Toof, publisher of the Memphis newspaper, the Memphis Daily Appeal. The grounds were named after Toof’s daughter, Grace, who would come to inherit the farm. Soon after, the portion of the land […]