Elvis Presley made nan down costs for his Graceland mansion connected this time successful history, March 19, 1957.
"The King" made a $1,000 down costs successful rate for nan house, located extracurricular Memphis, Tennessee, reports nan History Channel.
In 2023, that fig is balanced to conscionable complete $10,000.
Presley bought nan location for $102,500.
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At nan clip Presley purchased nan home, he had already released 2 workplace albums and 48 singles — and was finishing up his 2nd full-length movie, "Loving You," notes History.com.
The then-22-year-old vocalist purchased Graceland partially for privateness reasons.
Elvis Presley pictured connected nan grounds of Graceland not agelong aft he purchased nan location successful Tennessee. (Michael Ochs Archives)
"Elvis had already bought 1 location for his parents connected Audubon Avenue successful East Memphis, but that residential vicinity had go overrun pinch gawkers and worshipers arsenic Elvis became a megastar," said nan History Channel.
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Today, Graceland is nan second-most visited location successful nan United States.
The first connected that database is nan White House, said History.com.
Graceland successful 2017. The erstwhile location of Elvis Presley is 1 of nan astir celebrated tourer destinations successful nan United States — 2nd only to nan White House. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz, File)
Presley died successful Graceland's maestro chamber connected Aug. 16, 1977.
The location is "preserved precisely arsenic Elvis near it," says nan Graceland website.
Presley, on pinch members of his family, including astir precocious his daughter, Lisa Marie, are buried successful Graceland's meditation garden, says nan site.
Graceland has undergone rather a translator since it was first built successful 1939.
The Graceland mansion sits connected a 13.8-acre estate.
While nan location whitethorn beryllium preserved conscionable arsenic Elvis near it, Graceland itself has undergone rather a translator since it was first built successful 1939.
Elvis Presley (1935-1977), American stone 'n' rotation legend. The grounds of Graceland coming see a edifice hotel and a chapel. (Getty Images)
Initially, Graceland was portion of a 500-acre workplace owned by nan S.E. Toof family, says nan Graceland website.
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"Graceland" is derived from nan sanction of 1 of nan members of nan S.E. Toof family, Grace.
Elvis was laid to remainder astatine his beloved Graceland. Fans are capable to sojourn his gravesite during tours of nan property. (Robert Alexander/Getty Images)
Graceland history says that "in 1939, Grace's niece, Ruth Brown Moore and her husband, Dr. Thomas Moore, built nan mansion, which became well-known to nan locals of Memphis."
After Presley purchased it, he made respective changes to nan house, including building nan celebrated "jungle room" arsenic an addition.
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The grounds of Graceland now see a edifice hotel and a chapel, according to nan home's website.
As Priscilla Presley has said, according to Architectural Digest, "Visitors flock to Graceland to consciousness connected to an icon whose life still remains shrouded successful mystery."
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That publication besides quotes her arsenic saying, "Elvis didn’t fresh nan mold, he marched to his ain drum … But erstwhile group locomotion successful that beforehand doorway [of Graceland], location is simply a reverence, respect, a quietness. It’s arsenic if his tone is there. They travel backmost clip aft clip to acquisition … him."
Christine Rousselle is simply a manner newsman pinch Fox News Digital.