city: queens village

creedmoor state hospital

from woody guthrie posted in music by crabapple

Woody Guthrie died on October 3, 1967 while at Creedmoor Psychiatric Center in Queens, New York. Guthrie had long suffered from the genetic neurological malady known as Huntington's disease. He was 55 years old.

Upon cremation, Guthrie's ashes were sprinkled into the waters off the Coney Island shore.

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