July 08, 2006

Jimi Hendrix Park in Seattle

Jimi Hendrix has a park named after him:

Seattle has honored the late Jimi Hendrix with a park in his name. Jimi Hendrix Park sits next to the Colman School in the city's Central District, where the guitar legend grew up. Councilmember Jean Godden, who's been a prime force behind naming the park after Hendrix, said, "This recognition is long overdue. I'm delighted the city has finally found a fitting tribute to honor the significant historical and cultural contributions of one of our most famous native sons."

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