W.C. Handy Birthplace, Museum and Library

W.C. Handy Birthplace, Museum and Library

Florence

The "Father of Blues" W.C. Handy was born in Florence and visitors can tour his birthplace which has been turned into a museum. Handy gave the world "St. Louis Blues," "Memphis Blues" and "Beale St. Blues." Tour his home and the museum which includes a wealth of personal memorabilia, including his trum- pet, handwritten music and the piano on which he composed "St. Louis Blues." Open TuÐSat. 10Ð4

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    • 620 W. College St.
    • Florence AL, 35630

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    Florence is located in the The Shoals Area of the North Alabama Region

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