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Henderson, Minnesota: Purple Tribute to Prince (Gone)

Photo-friendly purple palette tribute to Prince -- bench, street sign, motorcycle, statue -- was on the main street in town, which appeared in the film "Purple Rain." In early 2023 it was all shipped to the MN Music Hall of Fame in New Ulm.

HeArt of Henderson

Directions:
Downtown, on the south side of MN-19/Main St., just west of its intersection with S. 5th St.
Hours:
Moved to New Ulm in 2023.
Status:
Gone

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Tribute to Prince

It is no longer there. It has been moved to another town. It is in New Ulm, Minnesota, at the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame. There is still a mural where is used to be in Henderson.

[Cindee Haider, 07/23/2023]

In 2021 the former outdoor display was moved indoors to a Henderson store, but it took up too much room. No one else in Henderson wanted it, so in 2023 it was shipped to New Ulm.

Purple Tribute to Prince

It's gone. Just the mural is left on the wall.

[Christerious, 06/30/2023]

The plaque on the rock states that the Prince Memorial statue, bench, and plaques "have been moved indoors." We've updated our intel to reflect the new location (it's just up the block).

Prince Tribute.

Prince Tribute

Mural and statue tribute is to the singer Prince. A portion of his movie, Purple Rain, was filmed in Henderson.

[Sonja, 04/27/2021]

The statue was moved indoors to the town's HeArt store in Dec. 2021.

Prince Place.

Prince Tribute

Henderson has a tribute to the late Prince, replete with a mural of his royal Purpleness leaning on the iconic Little Red Corvette with his signature guitar, standing in front of First Ave. There is also a bench, a street intersection sign, and his symbol and likeness plastered about. Some scenes from Purple Rain were filmed around this small town just southwest of Minneapolis.

[Seth H, 02/11/2019]

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