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Catfish Bay

Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 9' 22.536612", -90° 2' 39.535656"
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At Bayou Gayoso's mouth was a shantytown made of abandoned flatboats, where the name "Pinch" (for "Pinch-gut") started. Here Davy Crockett made a campaign speech offering to jump in and come up wetter than anybody.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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