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Located on Adams Avenue, this house dates from 1836; it is one of the oldest buildings in the city. The white clapboard cottage was the home of pioneer schoolmaster Eugene Magevney, who arrived in Memphis from Ireland in 1833. Antique furniture includes Magevney's school desk.

Open Tuesday through Saturday 10am-4pm in June through August; hours vary the rest of the year. Closed holidays.

Location: 198 Adams Ave., Memphis Tennessee 38103 Telephone 901-526-4464

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