Arlington Abbey gets new look as it approaches 150-year milestone

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: April 21, 2021 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Vickie Parker gives a tour of the 150-year-old Arlington Abbey on April 14.</strong> <strong>&ldquo;It&rsquo;s a wonderful old building. It&rsquo;s a beautiful gem hidden here in Arlington,&rdquo; said Parker, who renamed it Arlington Abbey after buying it.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Vickie Parker gives a tour of the 150-year-old Arlington Abbey on April 14. “It’s a wonderful old building. It’s a beautiful gem hidden here in Arlington,” said Parker, who renamed it Arlington Abbey after buying it. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

The property, a half-block off Depot Square, is the oldest church in Arlington.

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Michael Waddell

Michael Waddell is a native Memphian with more than 20 years of professional writing and editorial experience, working most recently with The Daily News and High Ground News.

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