Bicentennial day marked on Mud Island and in Orange Mound

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 23, 2019 1:14 PM CT | Published: May 22, 2019 8:56 PM CT

Local leaders cut the ribbon Wednesday on a new social media icon on Mud Island, and Orange Mound celebrated Memphis' bicentennial day by marking 100 years since it was annexed by the city.


Jamita Swearengen Memphis@200 Mud Island River Park Orange Mound Tylur French

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