Duncan, Oklahoma: Heartbreak Hotel Mural

The Elvis Presley hit, "Heartbreak Hotel," was written by Mae Boren Axton in the lobby of the building -- formerly a hotel -- on which the mural is painted.
Address:
S. 7th St., Duncan, OK
Directions:
Downtown. On the west side of 7th St. just south of its intersection with Main St.
Admission:
Free
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Music mural.

Oklahoma Music Mural

A mural features a big Elvis Presley along with Hoyt Axton and his mother, Mae Boren Axton. It celebrates Duncan as Hoyt's birthplace, and also Mae's writing of Elvis' #1 hit, "Heartbreak Hotel," in the lobby of the building -- formerly a hotel -- on which the mural is painted. Hoyt's story and the history of Oklahoma's Rhythm and Routes music trail is on the building.

[L. Jones, 01/04/2017]

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