Mance Lipscome Park

Mance Lipscome Statue

In 2011, a 300 lb. statue of the legendary jazz musician was unveiled in the area now known as Mance Lipscomb Park. The park sits along the creek just off the city’s busiest intersection. As a matter of fact, it’s within walking distance of Blues Alley, the LaSalle statue, and the Frank Hamer statue. The commissioned work was created by was Sid Henderson of and portrays Lipscomb playing his guitar, seated on a bench, with plenty of room for jazz fans and musicians to sit beside him for a selfie or play their own instruments in the park. Lipscomb’s grave is less than a mile away, in the Rest Haven area of the city’s Oakland Cemetery.

Mance Lipscome Park is located at140 N. LaSalle Street, Navasota, TX