Marvell, Arkansas: Boyhood Home of Levon Helm

Historical plaque recounts Levon's musical accomplishments, including his performance at Woodstock. The building was moved from his hometown four miles down the road in Turkey Scratch.
Address:
302 Elm St., Marvell, AR
Directions:
Downtown, on the northeast corner of Elm St. and Carruth Ave., across the street from city hall.
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Boyhood Home of Levon Helm.

Boyhood Home of Levon Helm

The boyhood home of Levon Helm, one of the founding members of The Band, has been moved about four miles from its original location in Turkey Scratch to the northeast corner of Elm Street and Carruth Avenue in Marvell. Other old buildings have been moved here.

[Jerry, 07/06/2020]

Levon Helm (1940-2012) played at Woodstock and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He received nearly all of his formal schooling in Marvell.


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