Some Fine Hats

When it comes to fashion, hats have the practical function of keeping one’s head warm. However, hats are also symbols of identity that can tell us about the owner’s social class, occupation and personal style. One of the Pink Palace’s most unusual hats belonged to Ms. Mary Guidi. She was a successful Memphis lawyer wh … More Some Fine Hats

Oceans of Memphis

Did you know that at one point the Memphis area was covered with 100 feet of water? Approximately 200 million years ago, Earth’s land existed as a giant super continent named Pangaea. At the northern-most edge of the Mid-South, mountains formed where older continents had butted together.  This range was the ancient Ouachita-Appalachian system, which … More Oceans of Memphis