1: lisa marie presley, the only child of elvis presley, will keep graceland in the family after her death. presley inherited the 17,500 sq ft (1,626 sq m) mansion in tennessee when she turned 25 and opened it to the public as a museum in 1982. she was planning to be buried near her father and late son at the estate.
2: days before her death, presley visited graceland to celebrate what would have been elvis’s 88th birthday on 8 january. following the news of her death, well-wishers laid flowers and lit candles outside the property’s gates. graceland brings in more than 600,000 visitors each year and is second only to the white house as the most visited home in the united states.
3: lisa marie presley died last week after suffering a cardiac arrest. benjamin keough, presley’s son, took his own life in august 2020 aged 27. graceland was declared a national historic landmark in 2006 and a representative for the estate did not immediately respond to a request for comment on whether it would remain open to the public.