West Point, Mississippi: Howlin' Wolf Memorial

Blues musician Chester "Howlin' Wolf" Burnett was born nearby in 1910. The park in town displays a roadside likeness of him etched in black granite.
731 E. Broad St., West Point, MS
Downtown, in the park, on the south side of E. Broad St. between Commerce and East Sts.
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Howlin' Wolf statue.

Howlin' Wolf Statue And Memorial

Tributes to the great blues legend, Howlin' Wolf.

[Elizabeth Carr, 06/12/2020]

The "statue" is actually an etched block of black granite, like a fancy 2D tombstone, although it isn't a grave. Local musician Chester "Howlin' Wolf" Burnett became famous in Chicago, but an accompanying historical marker says he was known for "returning home often."

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