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The second-largest metropolitan area in Tennessee is Memphis, a center of music and southern culture. A city of over 650,000 on the Mississippi river, this cultural mecca is an alluring city for locals and visitors alike.
When anyone says "Memphis," music always comes to mind. The birthplace of blues, soul, and rock 'n' roll, Memphis is a must-see destination for music lovers. Visit the Sun Records recording studio, known for acts like Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley. Beale Street is the birthplace of the Memphis blues style. True Elvis fans can check out Graceland, America's second-most-visited home. Memphis continues to be a center for American music. Enjoy live shows and a sumptuous buffet of music festivals, from the Memphis Music and Heritage Festival to the International Blues Challenge. The town is also home to the Stax Museum of American Soul Music and the Memphis Rock' n' Soul Museum.
This city is famous nationwide for its cuisine. Whether you're looking for an old-fashioned barbecue or some Southern soul food, you'll find it in Memphis. Local restaurants boast classics from hot chicken and catfish to biscuits and pulled pork.
Memphis also has a long and complicated history. First inhabited by the Chickasaw tribe, Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto visited in 1541. For a short time in the 18th century, it had both French and Spanish forts. In 1797, the US built Fort Adams on the site. Founded in 1819, Memphis takes its name from the Egyptian city, whose name meant "good place to live."
On the eastern bank of the Mississippi, Memphis became an essential hub in the cotton trade and experienced rapid economic growth. During the Civil War, Memphis was central to the Confederacy. In 1862 a Union gunboat force captured the city, which remained occupied throughout the war. Following the war, yellow fever decimated the city. It went bankrupt after a decline in population and economic activity. Fortunately, the growing trade in hardwoods was able to revive the economy, and the town started growing again.
Memphis is home to a variety of museums, including the National Civil Rights Museum. It's actually a group of historic buildings and museums, centered around the old Lorraine Motel. That's where the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. occurred in 1968. A wreath marks his preserved hotel room. Experience the history and richness of this city with a variety of downtown historic walking tours, including a haunted ghost tour.
With it's warm and humid climate, Memphis locals have to handle more than their share of roaches, wasps, and other household invaders. Pest Gnome makes pest control easy.
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Memphis, TN - Tuesday, November 28th, 2023
|Avg Monthly Pest Control Cost||$49.00|
|Avg Ant Control Cost||$218|
|Avg Termite Control Cost||$594|
|Avg Termite Inspection Cost||$150|
|Avg Mice and Rat Control Cost||$291|
|Avg Flea Control Cost||$228|
|Avg Tick Control Cost||$263|
|Avg Wasp Control Cost||$408|