Tacoma, Washington: Bing Crosby's Birthplace

Home where Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby first saw the light of day has a historical plaque to convey its importance.
1112 N. J St., Tacoma, WA
On the south side of N. J St., the third house east of N. 12th St. or the fourth house east of N. 11th St. A small historical plaque is tastefully inset into one of the steps leading up the hill to the house.
Private property. Visible from the sidewalk.
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Birthplace of Bing Crosby.

Bing Crosby's Birthplace

Home where Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby first saw the light of day and lived the first three years of his life. Just across from St Patrick's Catholic Church, which seems significant, somehow...

[Edward E, 06/05/2012]

Daddy Dearest's dad reportedly built this house, which held up better than Bing.

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