‘Celebrate Memphis’ Memorial Day weekend event marks city’s bicentennial

By Published: May 17, 2019 12:41 AM CT

The bicentennial observance includes the world's longest picnic table, fireworks, skydivers, an airshow and a parachute team.


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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.

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