We enjoyed the memorial because we are avid Patsy fans. It is a steep walk into the woods, off the main road. I wouldn't go by myself simply because of the world we live in now. For fans it is worth the stop if you are near.
We drove for what felt like forever to get to a rock. I felt like more should have been there. A legend died there. I googled and found more information than was given at the site. There is a tiny pavilion with wrinkled and faded newspaper articles. It is free, but you need to be able to walk a good... 更多
Located a few miles west of the main Rt 641 intersection is this attraction. A small windy road takes you there and there is a parking area to the right. The actual monument is down a rather steep hill but near the top is a large glass enclosed display. Much information is kept there and it's very informative.
I was struck of how far down in a ravine this memorial is. I can only imagine the sheer terror those in the plane crash went thru as well as the first responders finding them and the recovery effort. Maybe a few more dollars should be spent to fix it up more. The small info shelter is in need of... 更多
The memorial here is what marks the location where her plane went down. Its a nice little walk from the parking area down to the Memorial. There is an area that has the articles from when her plane crashed.
we go their every couple months to pay respects , nice walk , do not forget mosquito repellant in summer , it is about a 5 min walk not for wheelchairs though, beautiful walk and entrance
Combine a trip to the memorial with a visit to Loretta Lynn's place in Hurricane Mills and you will probably feel the long drive is justified, but only diehard fans would think a trip to the memorial alone is worth it. Unfortunately, the memorial site has not been maintained (all of the photos you see of it on-line are outdated).
Yes, Patsy Cline was beyond great. But this simple stone marker way out in the country is probably not worth finding -- unless you are an avid fan (as we are).