Where the Music Died - Buddy Holly Crash Site

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Privately Owned Corn Field in Iowa
315 St. and Gull Avenue
Clear Lake, IA 50428
United States
43° 13' 13.3788" N, 93° 22' 27.5196" W


The airplane crash killing Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper happened here on 2/3/59. The above address will get you within a quarter mile, from what I can see on the Web, but the actual site is on private land. There are some small, fan-made markers near the site. Anyone with better information, please comment below.
A nicely done Web page on the topic is at http://www.spiritualtravels.info/articles-2/north-america/surf-ballroom-and-buddy-holly-plane-crash-site-in-iowa/.

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Wed, 03/04/2015 - 10:17

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