Leland in Washington County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Birthplace of Kermit the Frog
Erected 1991 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
Location. 33° 24.212′ N, 90° 53.956′ W. Marker is in Leland, Mississippi, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of South Broad Street and North Deer Creek Drive East, on the right when traveling north on South Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: South Broad Street, Leland MS 38756, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Johnny Winter (about 800 feet away, measured in Corner of 10 and 61 (approx. 0.2 miles away); James “Son” Thomas (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tyrone Davis (approx. ¼ mile away); Ruby's Nite Spot (approx. 0.3 miles away); Deer Creek (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jimmy Reed (approx. 5.8 miles away); Freedom Village (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leland.
Also see . . .
1. Kermit the Frog. (Submitted on October 24, 2008, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.)
2. Birthplace of Kermit the Frog. Article from Muppet Central. (Submitted on October 25, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2008, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,128 times since then and 21 times this year. It was the Marker of the Week October 26, 2008. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2008, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on October 25, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.