Near Clear Lake in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Buddy Holly Crash Site
Feb 3, 1959
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Entertainment. A significant historical date for this entry is February 3, 1959.
Location. 43° 13.222′ N, 93° 22.885′ W. Marker is near Clear Lake, Iowa, in Cerro Gordo County. Marker is on Gull Ave near 315th St. Park at the crossroads and walk into the field .4 miles on a grass path between a field and a fence. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clear Lake IA 50428, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Three Stars Plaza (approx. 5.6 miles away); Surf Ballroom (approx. 5.6 miles away); Buddy Holly • Ritchie Valens • J. P. Richardson (approx. 5.6 miles away); Clear Lake Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.7 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away); Iowa and the Battle of Pleasant Hill Clear Lake in the Civil War (approx. 5.9 miles away); a different marker also named Clear Lake in the Civil War (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clear Lake.
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