Buddy Holly Historical Marker

Buddy Holly Historical Marker (HM1EAY)

Location: Lubbock, TX 79404 Lubbock County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 33.987', W 101° 48.923'

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City of Lubbock Cemetery

Buddy Holly died at age 22 in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa on February 3, 1959. Fellow musicians Ritchie Valens and J.P. Richardson were also killed in the crash. The funeral was held in Tabernacle Baptist Church and he was buried in the City of Lubbock Cemetery on Saturday February 7, 1959. Fans have traveled from up to ten thousand miles away to view Holly's final resting place. It is customary to place a guitar pick on the headstone so that the "music lives on."
Placed ByLegendary Lubbock Texas - Buddy Holly Music Festival
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 8:49pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 238650 N 3717638
Decimal Degrees33.56645000, -101.81538333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 33.987', W 101° 48.923'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 33' 59.22" N, 101° 48' 55.38" W
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Area Code(s)806
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3001-3039 Teak Ave, Lubbock TX 79404, US
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