Madison, Wisconsin: Otis Redding Plane Crash Site

En route to a Madison concert on Dec. 10, 1967, Otis Redding's plane crashed into Lake Monona. A memorial plaque and seating area on the roof of Monona Terrace remember the "King of the Soul Singers."
John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI
US Hwy 151/John Nolen Drive and ML King Jr Blvd. The seating area is on the north end of the terrace roof.
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Otis Redding Plane Crash Site

Otis Redding's plane crashed into the icy waters of Lake Monona in Madison, Wisconsin in 1967. There is a memorial plaque on the roof of Monona Terrace.

[Bobby, 12/30/2010]

The plaque marks a seating area with a view of the lake, and dedicated to the memory of the "King of the Soul Singers." Redding was flying in bad weather to appear in a show in Madison when his plane went down on December 10, 1967.

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