Elvis Buys Graceland On St Patrick's Day

March 17, 2016

 

On Saint Pactrick’s Day in 1957…

Elvis Presley bought the “Graceland” mansion from Mrs. Ruth Brown-Moore for $102,500…

The 23 room 10,000 square foot home on 13.8 acres of land would be expanded to 17,552 square feet of living space before the king moved in a few weeks later…

The original building had at one time been a place of worship used by the Graceland Christian Church and was named after the builder's daughter ‘Grace Toof’.

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