Living History


Tupelo Hardware Re-enactment

Elvis - Tanner Palmer
Gladys - Jennifer Collins
Mr. Bobo - Allen Cayson


Characters on Main

Bro. Frank Smith (Elvis’ childhood Pastor) - John McCustion

Mrs. Grimes (Elvis’ 5th grade teacher at Lawhon) - Pam Blissard

Mrs. Camp (Elvis’ 6th grade teacher at Milam) - Debby Gibbs

Leroy Green (Classmate from Milam) - Krishtan Farrar

Mississippi Slim (Local WELO Country Singer) - Chance Moore

Dr. Hunt (Doctor that delivered Elvis) - David Collins

Shirley Wilson (Classmate from Lawhon) - Macy Mclellan


Music on Main

Musicians will be located on the corners of Front and Main and Broadway and Main represent the four genres of music which influenced Elvis Presley’s musical style: Country, Blues, White Pentecostal Gospel and Black Inspirational Gospel.