Turkey, Texas: Bob Wills Monument

Bob Wills was born in Turkey in 1905. A tall monument topped with twin fiddles honors his reign as "The King of Western Swing."

Address:
Main St., Turkey, TX
Directions:
The tall monument stands at the western edge of town, on the south side of Hwy 86/Main St.
Admission:
Free
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Bob Wills Monument.

Bob Wills Monument

Monument to Bob Wills, the "King of Western Swing." An interesting memorial engraved with a biography of the town's native son.

[Jon, 11/28/2013]

The town of Turkey is also home to a Bob Wills Museum, an annual Bob Wills Reunion festival, and a lonely Bob Wills Tour Bus. The twin fiddles atop the monument are a symbol of Bob Wills' band, the Texas Playboys.


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