"I absolutely LOVE this photo my co worker sent me on his trip to Memphis today! Does anyone feel the spirit of Elvis through this picture like I can!?" ~ Enrique Landeros (Thnx to Enrique Landeros who shared this lovely photo with the facebook group "The Elvis Appreciation Society“ on June 22, 2016.)
Elvis Presley New Music Gates at Graceland in 1957 - April 22, 1957
When Elvis Presley purchased Graceland in 1957, the music gates were not a part of the property. Designed for Elvis by Abe Saucer and custum-built by John Dillars, Jr., of Memphis Doors, Inc., the custom music gates were delivered and installed on April 22, 1957.
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Elvis Aaron Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, on January 8, 1935, to Vernon and Gladys Presley. Born in a two-room house built by his father, grandfather and uncle, Elvis was one of twin brothers born to the Presleys. His brother, Jessie Garon, was stillborn. Elvis grew up in Tupelo surrounded by his extended family including his grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins.