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

118 Front St, Meridian, MS
Museum has moved a few times; if it's not here check the train station down the block.
M-Sa 10-4. Su closed. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Jimmie Rodgers Memorial

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

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.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Graves of the King and Queen of the GypsiesGraves of the King and Queen of the Gypsies, Meridian, MS - 1 mi.
Stuckey Bridge: Dalton Gang GhostStuckey Bridge: Dalton Gang Ghost, Chunky, MS - 12 mi.
Famous Red Water Artesian WellFamous Red Water Artesian Well, Shubuta, MS - 35 mi.
In the region:
Jim Bird's Hay Bale Art and Tin Man, Forkland, AL - 53 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

August 15, 2020

My Sights

My Sights

Save Cool Vacation Destinations!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Mississippi Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

The Oregon Vortex, Gold Hill, Oregon (Aug 10-16, 2020)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from Subscribe now! Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Book Now