Meridian, Mississippi: Jimmie Rodgers Memorial

The Father of Country Music, also known as the "Singing Brakeman," is enshrined in this collection located in his home town since 1976. Nearby: grave with stone-carved Jimmie Rodgers.

Jimmie Rodgers Museum

Address:
118 Front St, Meridian, MS
Directions:
Museum has moved a few times; if it's not here check the train station down the block.
Hours:
M-Sa 10-4. Su closed. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
601-482-8001
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Jimmie Rodgers Memorial.

Jimmie Rodgers Memorial

Jimmie Rodgers museum and memorial.

[Elizabeth Carr, 06/05/2020]

Though the museum is closed during Covid-19 precautions, the grave of the "Singing Brakeman" -- country music legend Jimmie Rodgers -- is still accessible.


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