Mt. Vernon, Kentucky: Banjo Toting Old Joe Clark

Manuel Dewey Clark, Jr. (1922-1988) was a musician and character performer at the Barn Dance show next door for half a century. The bronze sculpture depicts him as "Old Joe Clark," banjo at the ready.

Renfro Valley Barn Dance

Address:
2380 Richmond St., Mt. Vernon, KY
Directions:
Renfro Valley has a complex of stores with a plaza. The statue is on the plaza and next to the Barn Dance theater.
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Old Joe Clark statue.

Banjo Toting Old Joe Clark

Old Joe Clark -- H'es still pickin' and grinnin'!

[Stephen Francia, 03/28/2020]

Old Joe Clark.

Banjo Toting Old Joe Clark

The Old Joe Clark statue is located to the left of the entrance to the Old Barn. The complex looks to be a wonderful venue for top country and blues artists. Many shops too. Lots of parking, and even a campground with hookups.

[Luv2RV, 06/30/2019]

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