Inside Elvis Presley’s laundry room that’s not on the Graceland tour | Music | Entertainment | EUROtoday

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Graceland opened her doorways to followers for excursions 42 years in the past, but there are nonetheless many rooms that aren’t open to the general public.

The most well-known unseen area is the upstairs of the mansion the place Elvis Presley died, however some secret areas have solely been witnessed by followers on digital excursions. took half in a single beforehand, when on-site archives Angie Marchese took a live-stream digital camera contained in the mysterious laundry room.

This spot is situated within the basement alongside the TV room and pool rooms; areas which might be visited on the common tour.

When there in individual, followers typically ask what’s behind an opaque window within the Jungle Room simply up the steps. Well, that’s precisely the place the laundry room is situated.

Before getting into the unseen washing area, Angie shared with us: “Every house has a laundry room and recently somebody asked me about laundry at Graceland and who was in charge of doing it. When Elvis first moved into Graceland, of course, Gladys did all the laundry and she would hang it outside to dry.”

Elvis’ mom Gladys, who died in 1958, by no means did fairly alter to the household’s newfound wealth. The conventional woman favored the easy issues of life, preferring to stitch up her previous attire reasonably than let her millionaire son purchase her fancy new garments. So it’s no shock she loved tending to the home tasks she was used to, regardless of maids being employed within the mansion.

Angie added: “After [she died] most of Elvis’ clothes, especially in the sixties and seventies, went to the dry cleaners. Opening the door to the mysterious unseen space, the Graceland archivist said: “It’s not very fancy, but it’s a laundry room.”

If something, Graceland’s laundry room is generally what you’d count on, from containing sinks, a dryer and a water heater to air and heating items. But additionally simply behind the door is {an electrical} leisure system that’s used to today.

On the leisure unit, Angie mentioned: “So if you ever hear music at Graceland being played through the speaker system, this is how we play it. We do use Elvis’ original speaker system – that’s wired for sound with this system.”

The leisure system is the place Christmas music CDs are performed from in the course of the festive season that may be heard across the mansion.