Plane Crash Site of Buddy Holly, Clear Lake

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  • The plane crash site is a peaceful place. The visitors whom we've met both times we visited (June 2014 & July 2017) were always respectful for others coming to visit, pray, grieve, or just be in the m...  more »
  • Simply a nice place to visit and pay your respects to the loss of three great 50's performers and their pilot. A small memorial is there to identify the events of Feb 3rd, 1959. Buddy Holly, Richie Va...  more »
  • It's a must to get a photo of the glasses.:) The actually sight is a bit of a walk...in between farm fields...but there is a generous lane to make the walk.  more »
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  • What a sad but powerful place. Kind of hard to find on dirt and gravel roads. Came out here after visiting the surf ballroom. Honestly didn't know there was more to it than the glasses by the side of the road. I don't walk on private property without being invited, but they let you and it's a cool folk art type memorial there now aive seen others pictures. Wish I had known. Still moving though. What a tragedy.
  • Neat roadside attraction. Powerful place and great memorial to three rock and roll pioneers. Thank you to the farmer for allowing strangers to walk on his land.
  • Really cool to go see, worth the walk into the field to see. Just follow the fence line
  • Interesting split in history. Definitely read about the crash before going, it'll help.
  • It is a little bit off the beaten path so to speak, but it is a great way to honor a great & historic musician.
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