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Doc Hottum

November 6th Alley, Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 8' 43.19538", -90° 3' 7.306164"
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Doc Hottum, who ran a saloon here around 1915, dove off the Frisco Bridge into the Mississippi
River in 1892 just to prove it could be done. In the 1930's he organized dance-a-thons around town.

Center City Commission, 2003

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