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Magevney House

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Address: 198 Adams Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-1922
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This stately house held the first Catholic mass in the city and is now...

This stately house held the first Catholic mass in the city and is now newly restored to its 1850s grandeur.

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Nice little house to tour !

The Magevney House is supposedly the oldest surviving residence in Memphis. Built in the 1830's for an Irish Immigrant, this is not a mansion, but a 3-4 room frame house that... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2016
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

The Magevney House is supposedly the oldest surviving residence in Memphis. Built in the 1830's for an Irish Immigrant, this is not a mansion, but a 3-4 room frame house that still has a lot of charm and history. The tour, which is only on the 1st Saturday of each month, is free and takes only about 20 minutes. The... More 

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Poteau, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

We love to see and appreciate the homes of long ago. This house is a must see for anyone who loves history.

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Reviewed 27 August 2012

This tiny whhite house, built in the 1830's by an irish immigrant to Memphis, was in the famiily until the 1940's when it was willed to the city. It is part of the Pink Palace Family of Museums. If it is not open, the garden often is if some of the volunteers who maintain it are there. The mid mid-19th... More 

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