Rosine, Kentucky: Bill Monroe Birthplace

1911 birthplace of the Father of Bluegrass Music. According to a sign out front, this frame house "has been called the most musical home in America."
Address:
6210 US-62 East, Rosine, KY
Directions:
From Rosine drive west two miles on US-62. Turn left at the wooden Monroe Homeplace sign, cross the train tracks, and follow the gravel road a half-mile to the house.
Hours:
M-Sa 9-4, Su 1-4 (Call to verify)
Phone:
270-363-9501
Admission:
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Bill Monroe Birthplace.

Bill Monroe Birthplace

Birthplace of the Father of Bluegrass Music, Bill Monroe. Didn't tour, only drove past.

[Brenda Arnold, 04/27/2019]

According to the sign out front, the Monroe Homeplace "has been called the most musical home in America." Bill was born in 1911 in a log cabin that burned down; this frame house was built on its foundation.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Bill Monroe MuseumBill Monroe Museum, Rosine, KY - 1 mi.
Grave of the Father of BluegrassGrave of the Father of Bluegrass, Rosine, KY - 2 mi.
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In the region:
Dr. Ted's Musical Marvels Museum, Dale, IN - 54 mi.

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