Known for his time in Montgomery, Hank Williams is a legend in the City of Dreams. This country music star is known for singing popular hits such as “Lovesick Blues” and “Your Cheatin’ Heart”. A statue in honor of the star stands at the intersection of Commerce and Tallapoosa Streets.
Hank Williams is known for his legacy he left on the country music world, Alabama and more specifically the city of Montgomery. Not only is the Hank Williams Museum and his gravesite in the city, there is also a life size statue located right downtown.
In 1991, this statue was placed downtown facing the civic auditorium that housed his funeral in 1953. The statue shows Hank Williams wearing one of his iconic embellished Nudie suits and has a message inscribed from his son, Hank Williams, Jr.
How to Visit
The Hank Williams Statue is located at the intersection of Commerce and Tallapoosa Streets in downtown Montgomery, Alabama. The statue is free to visit, but visitors should be careful when crossing the busy streets.
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