January 02, 2019

Post office renamed after Jimi Hendrix in Seattle

Seattle honours Jimi Hendrix by renaming the Renton Post Office. From the Seattle Times:

The James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix Post Office is less than a mile from where the legendary guitarist is buried in Greenwood Memorial Park cemetery.

No amount of public memorials may ever match the cultural impact Jimi Hendrix had during his all-too-short life, but that hasn’t stopped local officials from further cementing his legacy around our region. Once a leading figure of the counterculture viewed warily by the federal government, the music icon will now have a post office near his hometown named after him.

» jimihendrix.com

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