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When considering the history of Memphis, the name Edward Hull Crump (or E.H. Crump as he was often called) is inextricably tied to many facets; politics and a sense of place being two of them.

There are many facilities, monuments and even one of the city’s major thoroughfares that bear his name, but none are more personal than the home he built at 1962 Peabody. Local attorneys Niel Prosser, and his wife, Sarah, are the current homeowners of the house that Crump built in Midtown. There’s a historical marker commemorating the home’s significance standing in the front yard.

“Due to ongoing interest in E.H. Crump, we’ve had people stop by to inquire about the house,” Niel Prosser said. “We’ve heard the same story from the people