Hunt-Phelan Home


Built from 1828 to 1832, The Hunt-Phelan Home is one of the oldest and most historic homes in Memphis.


Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970, W. B. Day meticulously restored and opened to the public for tours on March 1, 1996.

Each room has been faithfully restored to its original splendor. Some highlights include the dining room, with its exquisite collection of antique silver and china, the music room, contains a rare Prudent Mallard secretary, and an 1874 Rosewood grand piano. The library, a favorite room by many, including General Grant, boasts an expansive collection of books, including many rare first editions.