8840 Hamilton Dr.
Southaven, MS 38671
Phone: (662) 342-8222
Fax: (662) 280-2311
The atmosphere at Hamilton High in Memphis inspires all students to seek knowledge and excellence. They are always involved in academic and extra-curricular activities such as cultural programmes and athletics. The faculty always encourages students to strive to do their best at everything they do. The students also have best resources and facilities at their disposal. All students are treated equal and are counselled according to their ability.
Irrespective of your ethnicity and background, you will be welcomed with open arms here, at the Asbury United Methodist Church. The church which also serves as a community center has been very active in the development of the Hickory Hill neighborhood for over 40 years. The place has been a venue for many Baptisms, Confirmations and weddings, and it continues to do so with an enthusiastic spirit and warm heart. Life is a celebration and Asbury United Methodist Church makes one realize that with love.
Located at the intersection of the Fizer Avenue and Cherry Road, the wonderful red-brick structure of the Cherry Road Church is hard to miss. Bible Study, choir singing, workshops and other activities keep the church busy throughout the week. If you are a visitor in the city, visit the church for its gorgeous building and the beautiful chapel which is decorated with flowers and illuminated with yellow lights, all year long.
A 168-acre space, Mid South Fairgrounds is definitely one of its kind in Memphis. The fairgrounds offers over 135,000 square feet of building area and is home to the largest fair in the county, the Mid-South Fair which attracts swarms of locals. It also houses Mid-South Coliseum, and Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium which has a seating capacity of 62,000 and proudly presents the Memphis Flea Market every third Saturday and Sundays. A destination where boredom will never make its home, come here to find out how Memphis defines fun and frolic. The Mid South Fairgrounds is available for social, cultural and business events.
In 1968, two reputed black and church affiliated colleges, namely, the LeMoyne College and Owen College, joined hands and the LeMoyne-Owen College was formed. The mission of this renowned educational institution is to be a leading force and set a new benchmark for quality education. It aims to achieve an overall development of its students and hence, apart from studies, LeMoyne-Owen College encourages its students to pursue athletics, arts and other extra-curricular activities too. Its notable alumni include Marion Barry, Myron Lowery and W. W. Herenton. For admission schedule and other details, call ahead.
All Saints Episcopal Church is a wonderful church located in a picturesque setting and community-building activities and daily masses are what bring people here. The church's chapel is adorbale, though small it can accommodate invitees for gatherings such as Baptisms and Confirmations. The alter is adorned with wooden carvings and it is always decorated with fresh flowers. If you bring toddlers with you, they can have a gala time at the slides and swings at the church's patio. A large bell which is hoisted behind the church is also worth seeing. The produce from the church's farmer's market comes highly recommended, too. Check website for additional details.
Al-Noor Mosque a Muslim Student Association of Memphis is a Muslim place of worship in Memphis. Along with the prayers that are held five times a day, they also utilize the premises for teaching the Holy Book (Koran), to the children and youth. The Student Association not only looks after the overall development of the students but also reaches out and actively participate in social service of the community. Ceremonies like birth, marriage and the last rites are performed at the Mosque.
The Central Gardens is a beautiful area which forms a neighborhood of Midtown in Memphis. Designated as one of North America's best 'Old House Neighborhoods', it shows a mix of architectural styles. Encompassing an area of 511 acres (206.79 hectares), the neighborhood is home to 1540 structures which contribute to its historic nature. The major architectural styles seen in Central Gardens include Colonial Revival, Prairie School, Mediterranean Revival, Tudor Revival and American Craftsman styles. The neighborhood has been preserved well and was added to the National Register of Historic Places owing to its significance in history.
The FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis is the focus of business and innovation. Acting as a pathway for corporations, industries and local community organizations to find suitable entrepreneurs to do business with, the institute helps nurture relationships between outside organizations and the University. Thus, it makes available the wealth of centers, laboratories, facilities, students and faculty to help form a sharing platform, benefiting the University as well as the organization. The FedEx Institute of Technology also has meeting spaces which can be rented for various purposes. See the website for more information.
Located across the Union Avenue, the Lindenwood Christian Church is a local community church. Its mission is to spread the message of the Lord and unite the community together. To achieve this aim, Lindenwood Christian Church hosts various religious, social and community functions that brings about communal harmony. It also conducts various workshops and classes that cater to the young and old. The Music Ministries of Lindenwood Christian Church hosts concerts and has its own talented bunch of singers that represent its choir. Apart from that, the church also runs outreach programs that involve one and all. For details, call ahead or check website.
White Station High School is popular as one of the best schools in the state of Tennessee. It aims to mould the personality of students in an all-round manner. Students of this school are known to be talented in academic as well as extra-curricular activities. The basketball, soccer and other sports teams of this school have won several state and national level championships. Check website for details.
As you stroll across the Park Avenue, this wonderful rustic structure of exposed bricks is hard to miss, this is the Christ the King Lutheran Church. The church's building itself is very interesting with five houses-like structures with conical roofs clubbed together, the architecture reflects modernity. But on the inside, the chapel is very traditional with wooden pews lined systematically and carpet flooring makes the place quite warm and cozy. The alter is the high point of this church and the stained glass painting of Christ the King Lutheran will leave you awestruck. A number of activities are undertaken by the church, especially during festivals the place is busy till wee hours of the night.