"Elvis is Alive Museum" Closes

1 decade 2 years 2 weeks ago Thursday, November 01 2007 Nov 1, 2007 Thursday, November 01, 2007 5:32:57 AM CDT November 01, 2007 in News
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WRIGHT CITY (AP) - The "Elvis is Alive Museum" near St. Louis will be closing soon after 17 years of making the case that the King never died. Bill Beeny, the museum's 81-year-old owner, says he has placed his Elvis memorabilia on e-bay in hopes someone else will take up the cause. They include souvenirs, photographs, a replica of Elvis' Cadillac, the casket and gravestone from the purported funeral and a copy of the King's FBI file. Beeny is a Baptist minister who now wants to put his energy into serving the needy in Warren County with child care, senior services, a food pantry, and counseling for the addicted.

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