Overnight Ride to Tupelo Mississippi March 2nd 3rd 4th, 2018

Ride organized by Greg Beck

Lunch Stop Forest Mississippi Lunch Stop Forest Mississippi. Next stop French Camp on the Natchez Trace. French Camp on the Natchez Trace. Alden conducts a leson in sugar making at the French Camp sugar house on the Natchez Trace. French Camp on the Natchez Trace. French Camp on the Natchez Trace. Arrived at the hotel in Tupelo. Our 1st stop of DAY 2. The Tupelo Automobile Museum with over 100 vintage and classic cars. Tupelo Automobile Museum. Pierce-Arrow (Tupelo Automobile Museum). Stutz 8 (Tupelo Automobile Museum). Stutz 8 (Tupelo Automobile Museum). 1927 Hispano-Suiza Type 49. 1927 Hispano-Suiza Type 49 . Chevrolet. 1927 Lincoln. 1927 Lincoln. Rolls Royce. Bentley. Tupelo Automobile Museum. Tupelo Automobile Museum. Tupelo Automobile Museum. Tupelo Automobile Museum. Tupelo Automobile Museum also has a large collection of dealer display models. Like this 1959 Cadillac hurst with coffin. Tupelo Automobile Museum model car display. Next stop, Tupelo Hardware.  This is a picture of Elvis's 1st guitar. He purchased it from Tupelo Hardware when he was 13 years old. Over the years a number of famous folks have visited Tupelo Hardware and signed this guitar. Photo of the guitar Elvis purchased from the hardware store. Tupelo Hardware still sells guitars . On this spot, well if you could see the spot on the floor marked with a duck tape X. Is the spot where a 13 yr old Elvis was standing when he purchased that 1st guitar. Group shot (minus Ken & Rita) in front of Tupelo Hardware's current guitar offerings. Next stop on our agenda, Elvis Birthplace & Museum. After Elvis made it big he purchased his childhood home and the land around it. He created a park and museum in a effort to boost tourism for his home town. . Elvis Birthplace & Museum. Elvis Birthplace & Museum. Elvis Birthplace & Museum. This is the house Elvis was born in. A single-family dwelling typical of a sharecroppers home of the area. The front room of the house was a combination bed room sitting room. The homes second room was the kitchen. The site is a major attraction for Tupelo as will a the Mississippi Blues Trail. While we where visiting, Elvis came out of the house, sat on the swing and sang us a song. Greg and a 13 year old Elvis. No bathroom in a 2 room house, SO. Bobby exiting the Kings Throne Room. Tupelo's City Hall. Tupelo's City Hall. Dinner. After dinner night cap.