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Miami in Ottawa County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Steve & Cassie Gaines

 
 
Steve & Cassie Gaines Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 8, 2015
1. Steve & Cassie Gaines Marker
Inscription.

Miamians Steve and Cassie Gaines were musicians and singers for the legendary rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. Cassie was an original member of the "Honkettes", the female back-up singers for the band. She helped get her brother, Steve, an audition. Steve wrote some of the famous songs for the band's 1977 album "Street Survivors". Popular and well known throughout America, both were killed in a plane crash on October 20, 1977 while touring with the Lynyrd Skynyrd band.
 
Erected by Coleman Theatre.
 
Location. 36° 52.609′ N, 94° 52.669′ W. Marker is in Miami, Oklahoma, in Ottawa County. Marker is on Main Street (Route 66) (U.S. 69) south of 2nd Avenue NW, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is on the Coleman Theatre Celebrity Park Wall of Fame. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 North Main Street, Miami OK 74354, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. David Froman (here, next to this marker); Moscelyne Larkin (here, next to this marker); Steve Owens (here, next to this marker); Charles Banks Wilson (here, next to this marker); Coleman Theatre

Coleman Theatre Celebrity Park Wall of Fame image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Coleman Theatre Celebrity Park Wall of Fame
(within shouting distance of this marker); Miami, Oklahoma (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hadley Building (about 700 feet away); Miami Trust and Savings Bank Clock (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Miami.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Steve Gaines Bio. (Submitted on March 30, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Steve Gaines at Find A Grave. (Submitted on March 30, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Cassie Gaines at Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 30, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. The Coleman Theatre. (Submitted on March 30, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicDisastersEntertainment
 
Coleman Theatre Celebrity Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Coleman Theatre Celebrity Park Marker
Coleman Theatre image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. Coleman Theatre
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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