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The Yellow Fever Dead

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The Yellow Fever Dead
The Yellow Fever Dead

Time & Location

Aug 25, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Memphis, 680 Adams Ave, Memphis, TN 38105, USA

About the Event

"The Yellow Fever Dead: Old Legends and New Developments of the Yellow Fever Mass Graves" examines the history of alleged mass graves of Yellow Fever victims in Memphis and Holly Springs.

Join us for a presentation by local historian Phillip Knecht from Holly Springs as we dive into the 1878 yellow fever epidemic and the toll it took on Memphis, Holly Springs and surrounding towns.

Admission included the presentation and self-guided tour of the Yellow Jack exhibit inside the Woodruff-Fontaine mansion.

APTA Members get in free!

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