There's Already A JIMI HENDRIX Postage Stamp...How 'Bout A Post Office?!

With Bill H.R. 6628, Congress aims to do just that!

November 29, 2018

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Back in 2014, tribute was paid to legendary guitarist, JIMI HENDRIX by the U.S. Postal Service in the form of a limited-edition 'Forever' postage stamp, and now, The U.S. Congress is hoping to "celebrate the legacy of one of the greatest musicians of our time" with a new bill that would rename a post office in the town in Washington where Hendrix spent his formative years. Rep. Adam Smith is spearheading the effort to have the post office in Renton, Washington renamed as the ‘James Marshall Jimi Hendrix Post Office Building’.
The building at 4301 Northeast 4th Street in Renton is on the same street that Hendrix grew up on and is also not far from Greenwood Memorial Park where Hendrix is buried. (here's the Google Earth pic of the location--> In announcing the bill this past Summer, Representative Smith noted, “The Puget Sound Region is home to a museum that showcases Hendrix’s life and works, a park dedicated to his memory, and several memorials visited by thousands every year. This designation will further honor this iconic artist and his Seattle roots.” It's reported that there is unanimous support of the effort from all of Washington State's reps in Congress! Rock ON, you Rockin' Congress-people!