Great Breaks Devon & Cornwall by Insight Guides

By Insight Guides

"Great Breaks Devon and Cornwall" is a realistic guidebook in a fresh, clean layout to those perennially well known counties, delivering a chain of basically laid-out walks and excursions, plus listings, complete color images and maps for simply GBP6.99. The emphasis is on relations enjoyable, lively objectives, neighborhood flavour and "greener" relaxation actions. To encourage you we begin with best Ten activities in Devon and Cornwall, then we offer you an summary of the place to find the easiest consuming, consuming and buying, plus a few history at the area's historical past. the most part publications you around the top locations to go to and activities within the quarter - pick out one among thirteen walks and excursions, encompassing gorgeous surroundings of excessive cliffs and haunting moors, pleasant coves and thatched cottages, with Cornish pasties and cream teas alongside the way in which. the ultimate bankruptcy can provide tips about energetic objectives - be it browsing, biking, using, climbing, fishing - and selective tips about the place to stick and the place to devour. no matter if on a soothing weekend holiday or an energetic vacation, "Great Breaks Devon and Cornwall" is the best better half.

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An old-fashioned general store, this is the only remaining original business on Beale, a holdover from the street’s glory days and before. Alsatian immigrant Abraham Schwab founded the store in 1876 at 142 Beale. It moved to 149 Beale in the 1890s and to its present location in 1911. The founder’s grandson, Abe Schwab, runs the store today. In the 1990 documentary Deep Blues, narrator Robert Palmer begins his exploration of the Mississippi Delta at Schwab’s. Abe Schwab tells him that the store used to sell blues 78s (at three for a dollar) and people poured in, lured by the music playing on the speakers.

G eorg e N I G H J L K Street W. Lee Av en ue I. Palace Theater Lot, 326 Beale Street, just west of Legends Rhythm and Blues Club J. Old Daisy Theater, 329 Beale Street K. Monarch Club, 340 Beale Street L. W. C. Handy Home, 352 Beale Street M. Center for Southern Folklore – Pembroke Square at Peabody Place, 119 S. Main Street N. Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, 145 Lt. George W. Lee Avenue, in the Gibson Guitar Building O. WDIA, 112 Union Street Sun Studio, 706 Union Avenue (see Memphis area map) 16941-BluesTraveling3rdEd 8/14/08 8:18 AM Page 23 chapter 2 MEMPHIS The railroads, the highways, and the river all lead to Memphis—and bring the people and the music.

Handy Park Between Third and Beale streets, Peabody Place, and Rufus Thomas Blvd. The park once was the site of the Beale Street Markethouse and Cold Storage Plant, an indoor/outdoor market that was torn down in 1930. It became a park that year, and was dedicated to Handy on March 29, 1931. The statue of Handy went up in 1960, two years after his death. Mahalia Jackson sang at the statue dedication ceremony. Cast in bronze and standing on a marble pedestal, Handy holds a trumpet and looks sternly across the park onto Beale Street.

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