Monday, March 17, 2014

Elvis purchased Graceland this day in 1957

On this day in 1957, Elvis put a deposit down to purchase Graceland for his parents and himself.  Once they moved in the following month, he lived there until the time of his death in 1977.  His mother Gladys passed away August 14th, 1958.  Hundreds of thousands visit Graceland every year making it the 2nd most visited residence in the USA behind The White House.