Mud Island gets mini-makeover for Memphis’ bicentennial celebration

By , Daily Memphian Published: April 07, 2019 3:22 PM CT

By the city’s 200th anniversary on May 22, people looking out of their Downtown offices and crossing the bridges back and forth across the Mississippi River will have a different view when they peer out over Mud Island.


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Elle Perry

Elle Perry

A native Memphian, Elle Perry has earned graduate degrees from the University of Memphis and Maryland Institute College of Art. She’s written for publications including the Memphis Business Journal, Memphis Flyer and High Ground News, and previously served as coordinator of The Teen Appeal.


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