Conaway: Davy Crockett used to track by following signs; now he’s lost

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 30, 2022 4:00 AM CT | Published: September 30, 2022 4:00 AM CT
Dan Conaway
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Dan Conaway

Dan Conaway is a lifelong Memphian, fascinated and frustrated with his city, but still in love. A columnist since 2010, his distinguished advertising career has branded ribs in the Rendezvous and ducks in The Peabody, pandas in the zoo and Grizzlies in the NBA. Stories in Memphis tend to write themselves. He’s helped a few along. Two book collections of his columns have been published.

Davy Crockett is gone. The tavern is gone. The waterfront is gone. And the signs that told you they were there are gone as well.

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Dan Conaway Downtown Andrew Jackson Davy Crockett Marcus Winchester John Overton Waterfront District

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