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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
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.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Johnny Winter (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); 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); First Legal Liquor Store (approx. 7.9 miles away); Coleman High School (approx. 8 miles away); Nelson Street (approx. 8.8 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.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Animals • Entertainment • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2008, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,858 times since then and 6 times this year. This page 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.