“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Pascagoula in Jackson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)

Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffett Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler
1. Jimmy Buffett Marker
James William Buffett, known to the entertainment world as Jimmy Buffett, was born in Pascagoula on December 25, 1946. He and his family lived at his location on Roosevelt Street. Jimmy spent his early years here before eventually moving to Mobile.
Buffett has numerous relatives in Pascagoula, and he has visited the city many times. After Hurricane Katrina he made significant contributions toward refurbishing the Pascagoula City Library.
Buffett's classic song, "The Pascagoula Run," Speaks to his many visits to his hometown and the adventures he had here.
Jimmy Buffett will always be the "Son of a Son of a Sailor" and proud son of Pascagoula.
Buffett's avid followers are known as Parrot Heads. A goodly number of them can be found locally.
Erected by City of Pascagoula, Jackson County.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. A significant historical date for this entry is December 25, 1946.
Location. 30° 21.068′ N, 88° 33.454′ W. Marker is in Pascagoula, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker
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is at the intersection of Roosevelt Street and Garfield Street, on the right when traveling south on Roosevelt Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pascagoula MS 39568, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Capt. John Grant (approx. ¼ mile away); Shipbuilding in Jackson County (approx. half a mile away); R.A. Farnsworth Summer Home (approx. half a mile away); Running the Blockade: SS Fanny (Fox) (approx. half a mile away); Randall's Tavern (approx. half a mile away); St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Round Island Affair - 1849 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Georgia P. Kinne House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pascagoula.
Jimmy Buffett Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler
2. Jimmy Buffett Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 717 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.

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Apr. 18, 2024