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Address: 2011 E. 31st Street, Lubbock, TX 79457
Phone Number: 806-767-2270
Description: Resting place of Buddy Holly.

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Buddy Holly is buried here

We found Buddy Holly's grave. It is very subtle and hard to find. But, it is worth the effort to see what people have left for him.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
DLemon
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Carrollton, Texas
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Carrollton, Texas
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220 reviews 220 reviews
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We found Buddy Holly's grave. It is very subtle and hard to find. But, it is worth the effort to see what people have left for him.

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Long Beach, California
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132 reviews 132 reviews
22 attraction reviews
384 helpful votes 384 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

After visiting the Buddy Holly Center, we went to his nearby final resting place. It is a must for Buddy Holly fans. The more you know about Buddy Holly, either through your own experiences and memories, or by reading the vast amount of information online about his career and tragic death, the more it will mean to you to stand... More 

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Kihei, Hawaii
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Ok, I have family members who are here and Buddy Holly is around the corner. Nice quiet and well-maintained cemetary.

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Lubbock, Texas
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139 reviews 139 reviews
25 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This cemetery is quite old and rather hard to find without a map or GPS. But oddly enough once you locate and see the famed, but very modest, Buddy Holly grave marker there is really much, much more to savor by walking or driving the historic, park-like grounds. Cowboy Henry Jenkins was the first to establish permanent residency here in... More 

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Littlefield, Texas
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74 reviews 74 reviews
19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The Cemetery is well maintained. We enjoy driving around and looking at all the headstones and the crypts. Buddy Holly's resting place is a site to see. It is unpretencious and plain but worth a trip to see.

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Always a profound experience. Put flowers on parents graves and visited graves of other family and friends.

Review collected in partnership with La Quinta

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Chanute, Kansas
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25 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

It always seems odd to review a burial site - maybe even a bit morbid. Having said that, this site is easily accessible once you find this cemetery (which our GPS did not want to do but our Google maps did very well). The gravestone is quite modest. I was glad to see that the family has made it accessible... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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138 reviews 138 reviews
65 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

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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75 reviews 75 reviews
10 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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195 reviews 195 reviews
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130 helpful votes 130 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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