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Site of Elvis’ haircut nominated to registry

Fort Chaffee building also was mess hall

Posted: December 28, 2010 at 4:57 a.m.

Elvis Presley spent three days at Fort Chaffee during his induction into the U.S. Army before moving on to Fort Hood, Texas. He received his famous haircut in Building 803. The building is now a museum and is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Building 803 at Fort Chaffee is known as the place where rock idol Elvis Presley got his famous haircut during his induction into the U.S. Army more than 52 years ago.

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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 7 on 12/28/2010

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