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Lubbock in Lubbock County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Buddy Holly

1936 – 1959

 
 
Buddy Holly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2014
1. Buddy Holly Marker
Inscription. Buddy Holly contributed to the music heritage of not only west Texas but the entire world as a musician and composer. It is significant that this first plaque on the "Walk of Fame" bear his name. The citizens of Lubbock pay tribute to and honor their native son.
Inducted into the "Walk of Fame" 1979
 
Erected 1979 by Citizens of Lubbock.
 
Location. 33° 34.691′ N, 101° 50.618′ W. Marker is in Lubbock, Texas, in Lubbock County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 19th Street and Crickets Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in the Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Park on the northwest corner. Marker is in this post office area: Lubbock TX 79401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. F W & D South Plains Railway Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); J.I. Allison House circa 1950s (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonel T. S. Lubbock / Texas in the Civil War (approx. half a mile away); A Tribute to Cotton (approx. half a mile away); First Methodist Church of Lubbock (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mount Gilead Baptist Church
Buddy Holly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2014
2. Buddy Holly Marker
Marker is on wall in background.
(approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Buddy Holly (approx. 0.9 miles away but has been reported missing); Lubbock High School (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lubbock.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Walk of Fame Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2014
3. Walk of Fame Marker
Walk of Fame (left side) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2014
4. Walk of Fame (left side)
Walk of Fame (center) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2014
5. Walk of Fame (center)
Walk of Fame (right side) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2014
6. Walk of Fame (right side)
Buddy Holly and Walk of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2014
7. Buddy Holly and Walk of Fame
Plaque at far right on Walk of Fame image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2014
8. Plaque at far right on Walk of Fame
Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Plaza
Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2014
9. Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Plaza
19th and Crickets, City of Lubbock, Texas
Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2014
10. Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Plaza
Plaza is in far background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 9, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on May 9, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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