Westbrook, Maine: Rudy Vallee Bronze Head

Bronze head of the singer, wearing a bow tie, on a granite pedestal. Rudy grew up in Westbrook, and his crooning made him America's teen heartthrob in the early 1930s. The head was unveiled in 2009.

Address:
869 Main St., Westbrook, ME
Directions:
Downtown, on the northwest corner of ME-25B/Main St. and Vallee Square.
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Bronze head of Rudy Vallee.

Rudy Vallee's Hometown

Westbrook was Rudy Vallee's hometown from age 6 to 20. The corner of Main Street at Vallee Square has a statue of Rudy, given to the town in 2009 by his widow, Eleanor. The square was once the site of a drug store where Rudy worked (It was owned by his father).

His grave is in St. Hyacinth Cemetery at 296 Stroudwater St.

[Donna J Conley, 08/20/2022]

Rudy, with his crooning voice (he would often sing into a megaphone), was America's teen heartthrob of 1930.


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