The disaster of the Sultana's sinking, one of America's worst accidents:
The Civil War
The Peabody Hotel is a city legend:
And let's not forget the food:
After enjoying BBQ, you need a walk down Beale Street, where if you're lucky like me you might catch the band Lucero playing. I don't have to mention Memphis was home to many of the most influential musicians of our time...but I will! ;-)
Another favorite stop of mine is Burke's Books. It's an eclectic bookstore with lots of antique books, rare finds, and signed copies. I could spend days there.
That's just a small part of what I love about Memphis, and now you know why I enjoy including it in my writing from time to time!