Gary, Indiana: Birthplace of Michael JacksonA tiny weathered ranch house at the southwest corner of 23rd Ave. and Jackson St. Similar in its humbleness to the birthplace of Elvis -- another postmortem pop deity.
Birthplace of Michael Jackson: Gary, Indiana is unlikely to make anyone's list of the world's most idyllic vacation spots. But two enterprising Chicago entrepreneurs have convinced scores of music-loving tourists to undertake a four-hour peek at the bleak by booking a spot on their "King of Pop Hometown Tour." [12/01/2009] Complete Story...
Visitor Tips and News About Birthplace of Michael Jackson
Worthwhile visit. Make sure to make the trip during the day. Town is full of abandoned and boarded up homes and businesses. Also missing/changed street signs add an additional navigation challenge.[Karen and Matt, 02/13/2011]
Worth a stop, and probably a detour, just to appreciate how modest (and that's being generous) the Jackson family beginnings were... Makes for a pretty amazing American story once you can appreciate its start.[Jason & Mary Berry, 02/14/2010]
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