Woodruff-Fontaine House offers different perspective on African-American wealth

By Updated: July 13, 2019 2:25 PM CT | Published: July 11, 2019 3:45 PM CT

The historic Woodruff-Fontaine House in Victorian Village opened a new exhibit Thursday to a group of children from Whitehaven, Hickory Hill and Frayser. The group that operates the home for the city is seeking to broaden the reach of the mansion to a broader history of Memphis in the Victorian era.

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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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