Three Stars Plaza

Three Stars Plaza (HM2GAP)

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N 43° 8.401', W 93° 23.456'

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This circular park plays off the musical significance of the neighboring Surf Ballroom and honors the legacies and final performance of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson on February 2, 1959. The monument was built and dedicated in 2011 and features and Art Deco inspired central spindle holding three 45 records in a position "Ready to Play." At night, the monument is beautifully lit with bright blue neon lights around each of the records.
Year Placed2011
Placed ByCity of Clear Lake
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Date Added Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 at 2:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 468208 N 4776437
Decimal Degrees43.14001667, -93.39093333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 8.401', W 93° 23.456'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 8' 24.06" N, 93° 23' 27.36" W
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