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Nice place to see Richmond's Musical past

Walked the sidewalk full of history with all the musicians of the past. Great to see the names like... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cliff T
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Noblesville, Indiana
A "Walking" Museum

Take a nice stroll and read the in-ground plaques detailing all the famous jazz players who got... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Michele C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked the sidewalk full of history with all the musicians of the past. Great to see the names like Lawrence Welk and Guy Lombardo along with the jazz greats like Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton and many others . Clean and quiet.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cliff T
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Take a nice stroll and read the in-ground plaques detailing all the famous jazz players who got their start recording their music with Gennett. An eye-opener.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michele C
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We walked the sidewalk full of history with all the musicians of the past. It was fun to see the names like Lawrence Welk and Guy Lombardo along with the jazz greats like Louis Armstrong and many . Clean and quiet.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Penny F
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Nice stop to view a little of Richmond history. Inlaid plaques were well done, Saw a Shakespeare play in the Piano company that was a great performance for a newer company.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 481trinat
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Park incorporates the surviving structure from the Star Piano Company and Gennett Recording Studio. The Walk of Fame pictures many of the legendary musicians who recorded with Gennett Records. Fascinating info, but definitely include a visit to the Firehouse Bar in the Historic District, which...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Kate L
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The actual site is not much. A sidewalk with a lot of plaques to memorialize the famous musicians who recorded in this place. The old Starr Piano building is gone except for a corner and a covered "event site." The old Gennett logo is visible...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank hawkedd
Reviewed 17 September 2016

RIchmond, IN is known for early jazz recordings by noted musicians such as Louis Armstrong, Hoagy Carmichael and Charlie Patton. The Walk of Fame is in a refurbished and attractive quiet and reflective area.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank HoosieDiner
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Drove down and parked here for a run on the Cardinal Greenway. On my cool-down walk it was interesting to find out the history of the record industry especially early jazz artists.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank wna66
Reviewed 18 August 2014

This is a bit off the beaten track and you would not easily find it unless you were looking for it ( which we were). There are a aeries of bronze and mosaic circular plaques in the sidewalk area on the grounds of the former...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Wdee2013
Reviewed 11 August 2014

This sadly neglected tourist attraction is rich in historical value. I loved reading of all the people who had recorded music there. I wish it were better maintained and better marked for others to find it. I loved visiting this site!

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank AnnMooreColumbusIN
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