Include Elvis' Circle G Ranch on the National Register of Historic Sites
  • Petitioned Mississippi State House

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Mississippi State House
Mississippi State Senate

Include Elvis' Circle G Ranch on the National Register of Historic Sites

    1. Lesley Pilling
    2. Petition by

      Lesley Pilling

      Warrington, United Kingdom

I support the Circle G Foundation's petition to have the property known as Elvis Presley's Circle G Ranch in Horn Lake Mississippi, included on the National Register of Historic Sites

The Circle G Ranch played a significant part in Elvis Presley's story. We are in danger of The Circle G ranch becoming yet another Elvis site that is lost forever if do not act soon.

The ranch is already featured as a 'place to visit' in the DeSoto Visitors Guide etc, which confirms that the ranch is already regarded as a site relevant to Mississippi's heritage history and culture.
Recognising its importance by placing it on the National Register of Historic sites would help us in achieving our goal and securing it's future.

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Reached 1,000 signatures
    2. Our fight goes on!

      Lesley Pilling
      Petition Organizer

      Hi everybody
      First of all thank you so much for joining our campaign to save the ranch - all of us here at The Circle G Foundation really appreciate it. We are continuing our efforts to have the historic significance of the ranch recognised and urge each and every one of you to pass the word to as many of your friends and family as you can, stressing the importance of their support. This isn't just any 'on-line' petition! Change.org offers the facility to print off the names of the signatories and their location - so your support doesn't just disappear into some internet 'black hole' - it counts!!!!

      Watch out for news of an upcoming exciting project to enhance our efforts to have the ranch's place in history recognised. Keep checking our website www.circlegfoundation.uk for the Latest News
      And thank you again for your support - together we can do this.
      Let's do it for Elvis
      TCB!

    3. We're going to Memphis!

      Lesley Pilling
      Petition Organizer

      Hi everybody. As you all know we are entering a really exciting couple of weeks in the Elvis World as thousands of fans make the journey to Memphis for the 35th anniversary. For the Circle G Foundation it's an important time too. We have our Circle G Round Up on August 16th (check the website for details) and then our important meeting with the Mayor of Horn Lake and other interested parties on August 17th. At the moment we have the 843 signatures on line and I also have around 500 signatures to take with me to Memphis. It is vital that we can prove to the authorities that Elvis fans all around the world care about the preservation of the Circle G Ranch. One way to do this is to submit a large number of signatures on our petition to have it recognised as a site of historic importance.

      To those of you who have already signed, thank you so much - and please continue to spread the word!
      To those of you yet to sign - please sign now and help make a difference!

    4. Almost Elvis Week

      Lesley Pilling
      Petition Organizer

      Hi Everybody
      First of all a huge thank you to those of you who have signed this petition so far and for passing it on to your Elvis friends.

      It's almost Elvis Week and I am getting things together in preparation for our meeting with the Mayor of Horn Lake etc - We now have 799 signatures here on line and I have around 400 hard copy signatures also. It would be great if we could have another BIG PUSH and bump those numbers up significantly in time for Elvis Week. If we can include as many signatures as possible in our presentation to the Mayor we can't fail to make and impression.

      So come on everybody - show the world that we care about the ranch - and circulate this to you family and friends.

      TCB
      Lesley Pilling
      Founder & Director of The Circle G Foundation.

    5. Reached 750 signatures
    6. We're almost there!

      Lesley Pilling
      Petition Organizer

      Hi everybody - well Elvis Week 2012 is approaching fast. The Circle G Foundation Team and I are working on our presentation for our meeting with the Mayor of Horn Lake. I would dearly love to be able to show them our petition with 1000+ names on there! We can do it - you can do it!

      So please let's have another PUSH - let's reach our current target of 750 and then speed on to 1000.

      To all those of you who have signed already, thank you so much for your support.
      Please continue to spread the word to your friends and family - it's only with your help and support that we stand a chance of the National Register taking us seriously.
      Also, don't forget that this petition will also be a great tool in our presentation to the Mayor of Horn Lake and Horn Lake City Council

      Let's show them that the ranch really matters.

      Sincerely

      Lesley Pilling - Founder and Director of The Circle G Foundation.

    7. Where are you???????

      Lesley Pilling
      Petition Organizer

      We really need lots more signatures if we are to make any kind of impact on the National Register. Please remember that we have a meeting with the Mayor of Horn Lake in August and if we can tell them that 'thousands' of fans have signed the petition, well, this obviously makes our case even stronger. So come on people. Spread the word, in fan clubs, to your friends and on facebook, twitter and any other place you can think of.

      Lesley Pilling
      Founder and Director of The Circle G Foundation

    8. Slowing Down.......

      Lesley Pilling
      Petition Organizer

      Hi everybody - thank you so much to all of you who have signed the petition so far. It does seem that signatures are slowing down. Please, please remember to pass this on to all your Elvis contacts and friends, share it on facebook etc. We need many more signatures to make this a reality.

      Thank you for your support - let's do this for Elvis
      Lesley Pilling
      Founder and Director of The Circle G Foundation.

    9. Thank you to everyone who has signed so far

      Lesley Pilling
      Petition Organizer

      We here at The Circle G Foundation would like to thank all of you who have signed the petition so far and hope that you will continue to spread the word to your friends, Elvis fan clubs and other organisations that you think may want to pledge their support to this important campaign.

      Our signature numbers are growing daily. However, we would dearly like the number of signatures to be in the thousands by the time we have the meeting with The Mayor of Horn Lake in August.
      So please remember, it's down to us to make this happen.

      Thank you all for your continued support.
      Lesley Pilling
      Founder & Director of The Circle G Foundation

    10. Nearly at the 600 signatures mark

      Lesley Pilling
      Petition Organizer

      Once again - thank you so, so much to all of you who have taken the time and trouble to sign the petition. All of here at The Circle G Foundation really appreciate your continued support. We all firmly believe that Elvis fans will be the first fans to accomplish something truly inspiring and working together we will save the Circle G Ranch. Getting the ranch included on the National Register of Historic sites will be a fantastic achievement but we need to be able to back up our presentations and arguments with a large number of signatures. So please, keep distributing the link to this petition. Send it to your Elvis friends all over the world. Elvis' international fan base has the power to do this - let's do it together and do it for Elvis.

      Lesley Pilling
      Founder and Director of The Circle G Foundation.

    11. Senator Cochran is sending a representative to our meeting in August!

      Lesley Pilling
      Petition Organizer

      Hi Guys - thank you so much for signing the petition and spreading the word. I got word yesterday that a representative from Senator Cochran's office will be attending our meeting with the Mayor of Horn Lake in August. This is great news! We are finally getting the people we need on our side to take us and our vision seriously. HOWEVER, we need this petition to continue to grow - we need to be able to present thousands of signatures to them at the meeting - so come on Elvis fans, show you care about this. Spread the word of the petition, tell your friends to learn more about The Circle G Foundation by visiting our website www.circlegfoundation.co.uk. If you are attending or holding an Elvis event - get in touch and I can send you all the information you'll need to inform the guests of this important cause. Write to radio, tv, newspapers, magazines - if you need draft letters, again contact me.
      LETS DO THIS FOR ELVIS.

      Lesley Pilling
      Founder and Director of The Circle G Foundation.

    12. We've passed the 500 signatures - Let's carry on!

      Lesley Pilling
      Petition Organizer

      Thank you to all of you who have already signed this important petition. It is vital that we get many, many more signatures so please remember to keep spreading word of what we are trying to do. On facebook you can share it 16 times a day; please e-mail your Elvis friends - anyone you think will want to put their name to it and help us along the road to Saving The Circle G Ranch. If you need more information about The Circle G Foundation you can visit our website - there you will find our contact details if you need answers to specific questions or have comments or suggestions you would like to send to us.
      Thank you so much for your support

      Lesley Pilling
      Founder & Director of the Circle G Foundation.

    13. Reached 500 signatures
    14. We've almost reached the 500 signatures - Let's keep this going

      Lesley Pilling
      Petition Organizer

      I'd like to thank each and every one of you who have signed the petition so far - we have almost reached the 500 mark - but we really do need lots, lots more to stand any chance of the relevant bodies taking us at all seriously. So please continue to pass the word to your Elvis friends wherever they may be. I truly believe that Elvis fans can achieve our goal and having the ranch listed on the National Register of Historical Sites and recognised by the State of Mississippi is a very important step along the road to success.

      Thank you
      Lesley Pilling
      Founder and Director of The Circle G Foundation

    15. Come on folks - let's keep the momentum going

      Lesley Pilling
      Petition Organizer

      Thank you so much for signing this petition. Please remember we have to keep the momentum going. We need many more signatures before we can hope to influence the relevant authorities. So share it with your facebook friends, send e-mails to your friends and family, contact the fan clubs you are involved with.........let's take this thing through the roof
      And Let's Keep TCB'ing for Elvis!

    16. Reached 250 signatures
    17. Thank You - But keep sharing..........

      Lesley Pilling
      Petition Organizer

      To all those of you who have already signed this petition, thank you so much.
      Please, please continue to share it with as many people as possible. We need thousands of signatures to make this happen.
      Lesley Pilling
      Founder and Director of The Circle G Foundation.

    18. Thank You!

      Lesley Pilling
      Petition Organizer

      On behalf of The Circle G Foundation thank you so much for supporting this petition. We still need lots more signatures so please pass it on to all your Elvis contacts and friends. Only by attracting a large number of supporter signatures can we hope to engage with the Senators, the Mississippi State Senate and the State House of Representatives and encourage them to act on our vision to place The Circle G on The Register of Historic Sites.

      There is a link to the petition on our website (see link) where you will also find all the latest news and updates.

    19. Reached 100 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • wanda clemmons BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC
      • 5 months ago

      because i am a fan and i would love to see this just like Graceland and be known as a historic site just as Graceland and to keep Elvis;s legacy a live and well.

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    • Inge Vermeylen HAACHT, BELGIUM
      • 6 months ago

      Because Elvis was, and still is, such an important influence in America's music history and continues to touch thousands of people around the world, young or old.

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    • royer carole FRANCE
      • 6 months ago

      tout simplement , par ce qu'il a appartenu à Elvis Presley

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    • chris attwell AUSTRALIA
      • 6 months ago

      elvis has been my idol for many years & got me through a very bad marriage years ago with out his voice his beautiful face his movies i would have been very unhappy thank you elvis all my love & prayers

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    • Terri Wiltshire CLARKSDALE, MS
      • 7 months ago

      Because Elvis is important to me. Love for Elvis always....

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