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Lubbock Cemetery

2011 E. 31st Street, Lubbock, TX 79457
806-767-2270
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Ranked #17 of 30 attractions in Lubbock
Type: Cemeteries
Description: Resting place of Buddy Holly.
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

I was privileged to visit the Buddy Holly grave site early in the morning. There was no-one else around, and it was incredibly peaceful. This is a must-visit for Buddy Holly fans. It is easy to find down a lane to the right immediately after you enter Lubbock Cemetery via East 31st Street. The grave/stone is so unpretentious and simple,... More

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Albuquerque, NM
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66 reviews 66 reviews
10 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I had to visit Buddy Holly's gravesite before leaving town. Hidden away off the road and without much fanfare...there it was. I'm glad I did.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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148 reviews 148 reviews
55 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Make sure to bring a guitar pick to place on the grave. Also when trying to find this place use 31st Street and Teak Ave on your phones gps to find it. My Garmin never could find it. My iphone brought me right to it once someone have me the correct intersection.

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Lubbock, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Attended a graveside service there last week. It's a peaceful place with a few trees (which aren't that common in west Texas). If you're going there to see the Buddy Holly gravesite, it's easy to find-just turn right the first chance you get. You'll see the visitor building; and the Buddy Holly headstone will be on your left about halfway... More

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

This is where Buddy Holly the rock and roll icon is buried. It also has the oldest burials for the city of Lubbock.

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Lubbock, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

Lubbock's oldest cemetery whose most famous resident is rock 'n roll pioneer, Buddy Holly. Take the first road to the right after entering the cemetery and look for the sign pointing to his grave site.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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14 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

Just like the crash site outside Clear Lake, it is a place to reflect and pay respect to Buddy's legacy. leave a memento, a coin or a guitar pick. But don't try to chip away a piece of the headstone.

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Lubbock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

My mom was laid to rest here in 2007 and it always looks so peaceful.

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texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

I only go when a loved one is burried. This is not my idea of a good time. Go to Buddy Holley center is you are interested in his life not much here.

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Melbourne, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

really like the Lubbock Cemetery! Buddy Holly's grave is must see. People have left remembrances at the site. old cemetery and old headstones. If you follow the cemetery road to the back of the property and exit southward the road snakes around to an area locals know as Hell's Gate. Consists of an old RR bridge with a haunted history.... More

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