W.C. Handy Birthplace, Museum and Library

W.C. Handy, the Father of the Blues, wrote beloved songs such as St. Louis Blues and Beale Street Blues. The W.C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library in Florence houses the worlds most complete collection of Handys personal papers and artifacts, including his trumpet, piano and handwritten music.

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620 W. College St.
Florence AL, 35630

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