News & History 2018-03-11T23:13:28+00:00
403, 2018

Are There Ghosts?

March 4th, 2018|History|

The Ohio Spirit Searchers: Summary of Investigation On Friday, March 19, 2010, an investigation was done at the home and museum of Buford Pusser, located at 342 Pusser St., Adamsville, TN. The findings were as follows. INFRARED TEMPERATURE GUAGE: The rooms downstairs had an average temperature of 61 degrees Fahrenheit, except the private bedroom of Buford Pusser. The temperature in that room

403, 2018

New York Times Obituary For Buford Pusser

March 4th, 2018|History|

The New York Times, Thursday, August 22, 1974 Buford Pusser, Sheriff Depicted In ‘Walking Tall’ Film, Is Dead Buford whose exploits as a crusading sheriff in McNairy County, Tennessee, were related in the hit movie “Walking Tall,” was killed in a traffic accident early yesterday, only hours after he had agreed to star in a sequel to the movie that made him

403, 2018

How Have The People In McNairy County Treated You…

March 4th, 2018|History|

Question for Buford Pusser in the Commercial Appeal, Memphis – July 1972 “How have the people in McNairy County, Tennessee treated you since you’ve become so famous?” – P. Kent, Seattle, Washington My close friends treat me no differently than they ever did, and I’d say about 80% of the people in McNairy County are proud of me, or at least they

403, 2018

Blood And Thunder

March 4th, 2018|History|

Twenty-five years after his death, the legend of Buford Pusser lives on By Chris Davis, Weekly Wire JULY 5, 1999: Just a little over a hundred miles east of Memphis, on U.S. Highway 45, two ruined buildings straddle the Tennessee/Mississippi state line like a toothless old hooker, leering at passersby and enticing them to stop and poke around. The windows are blown

403, 2018

Buford Pusser, The Tragedies

March 4th, 2018|History|

On August 12th, 1967, Buford received a call at 4:30 a.m. about a disturbance at the State Line.   His wife Pauline insisted on accompanying him that morning, but when they reached the New Hope Road, a black car pulled out behind them at the New Hope Church.   Suddenly, the car was beside them and a hail of bullets smashed into

403, 2018

Buford Pusser, The Law Career

March 4th, 2018|History|

Buford Pusser…..Law Career Buford had moved to Chicago late in the summer of 1957, but he began to feel a ‘tug at his heart’ to return to the slower pace of life of McNairy County. So in 1961, Buford packed up his family, which had grown to include a new baby girl, Dwana, and move back to Adamsville. His father Carl had

403, 2018

Buford Pusser, The Man

March 4th, 2018|History|

He wrestled and defeated a live grizzly bear. He led a violent but successful campaign against moonshiners, gamblers, prostitutes and organized crime figures. His unusual methods of law enforcement earned him notoriety. He became a local legend for his heroics and at the same time gained him, dangerous enemies. This was the man – BUFORD PUSSER – the man who became the

Upcoming Events

05/28 | USA, ADAMSVILLE, TN
Buford Pusser Memorial 5K Run
0
0
0
0
Days
0
0
Hrs
0
0
Min
0
0
Sec