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By Craig Swain, August 26, 2007
Marker at 608 South Kent Street
SHOWN IN SOURCE-SPECIFIED ORDER
1Virginia, Winchester — Q 4i — Patsy Cline: Country Music Singer
On South Kent Street at East Monmouth Street, on the right when traveling north on South Kent Street.
Patsy Cline (Virginia Patterson Hensley), world-famous singer, lived in this house. She was born in Winchester Memorial Hospital on 8 Sept. 1932. On 21 Jan. 1957 she won Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts national television show’s competition singing . . . Map (db m2248) HM
2Virginia, Lexington — 25 — Patsy ClineCountry Music Legend
On West Washington Street just east of North Jefferson Street (Business U.S. 11), on the right when traveling west.
Lived at Wood's Creek Lexington, 1930's Map (db m172863) HM
3Tennessee (Davidson County), Goodlettsville — 185 — Patsy Cline's Dream House
On Nella Drive, 0.1 miles west of Green Acres Drive, on the left when traveling west.
This is the "dream house" of country music icon Patsy Cline, born Virginia Patterson Hensley in 1932. Roy Acuff offered her a job by the age of 16, but she opted to sing with a local group back home in Winchester, Va. She changed her name in 1953 . . . Map (db m146002) HM
4Tennessee (Benton County), Camden — 4A 56 — One of Country Music's Darkest Days
Near Mount Carmel Road (County Route 1766) 0.1 miles north of Firetower Road, on the right when traveling west.
On March 5, 1963, at 30 years of age, country singer Virginia Patterson Hensley, better known as Patsy Cline, along with her manager, Randy Hughes, and fellow Grand Ole Opry stars, Hawkshaw Hawkins and Cowboy Copas, were killed in a plane crash in . . . Map (db m184907) HM
 
 
  
 
 
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