I found a few candid shots and a description of Elvis' visit to Monroe back in 1974. It comes from an Australian fan site! https://www.elvispresleymusic.com.au/pictures/1974-march-7.html My Dad has told me many times he saw Elvis at the Ramada. It seemed that was where he stayed when he came to the area.
Ad from a 1955 local newspaper. Hank Snow was nothing to sneeze at. If you know Country music, you know Hank as one of the big founding Opry stars. He was inducted into the Canadian and American Country Music Halls of Fame. He was a big star back in the 1950's. But, if you read … Continue reading The King Comes to the Twin Cities
I remember this building as a kid. It stood next to Interstate 20, right off of Hwy. 165. It always stuck out, due to a story my dad told me once. The last time Elvis came to Monroe, Dad happened to be near the Ramada and saw Elvis with his entourage coming down the steps. … Continue reading The Monroe Ramada Inn