"Ask Vance" Hits the Internets!


"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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