332 North Lauderdale, Memphis Tennessee 38105
Located on North Lauderdale on the grounds of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, this pavillion is dedicated to the hospital, its founder, Danny Thomas, and the American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities (ALSAC). The pavillion, reflecting the Near Eastern cultural heritage of its benefactors, features stained-glass windows and a gold leaf anodized aluminum dome designed after the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem. A woodcarving of 'The Last Supper' is also displayed. Exhibits detail the development of the hospital as well as Danny Thomas' show business career. A memorial to him is in front of the pavillion. Open Sunday through Friday 10am-4pm.
Other History nearby:
(Memphis) Center for Southern Folklore
(Philadelphia) City Hall - Philadelphia
(Memphis) Elvis Presley's Graceland
(Wilson) Hampson State Museum
(Memphis) Hunt-Phelan Home
(Memphis) Magevney House
02/27 Coming to The Memphis area
Arkansas Scottish Festival Batesville AR April13-14 Located on the campus of Bates College, the festival kicks off with a celtic concert on Friday night and include bagpipe contests and highland dancing competitions.
Memphis Italian Festival Memphis TN May30-June1 A little taste of Italy, right here in Memphis.
Arkansas Rice Festival Weiner AR October11-12 Observing the rich heritage of rice farming in Arkansas and celebrating harvest. See and old time rice threshing demonstration and the youth duck calling contest.