Mud Island gets mini-makeover for Memphis’ bicentennial celebration

By , Daily Memphian Published: May 17, 2019 12:41 AM 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

The Memphis native and two-time University of Memphis graduate has 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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