Rosine, Kentucky: Grave of the Father of Bluegrass

Bill Monroe was born and died in Rosine, and easily has the largest tombstone in a tiny town.

Rosine Cemetery

Address:
114 KY-1544, Rosine, KY
Directions:
Rosine Cemetery. On the west side of KY-1544, just north of its intersection with US-62. Turn into the cemetery and you'll quickly see the biggest tombstone.
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Monroe grave.

Bill Monroe Resting Place

Burial place of Bill Monroe in Rosine Cemetery.

[Brenda Arnold, 04/27/2019]

Bill Monroe, "The Father of Bluegrass Music," easily has the largest tombstone in a tiny town. He died in 1996.


Nearby Offbeat Places

Bill Monroe MuseumBill Monroe Museum, Rosine, KY - < 1 mi.
Bill Monroe BirthplaceBill Monroe Birthplace, Rosine, KY - 2 mi.
Fort Hartford ReplicaFort Hartford Replica, Hartford, KY - 7 mi.
In the region:
Big Muffler on Pole, Owensboro, KY - 30 mi.

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