The Muskogee Civic Center is getting a Merle Haggard memorial. The Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame will pay for the memorial through private donations.
The memorial will consist of a bronze sculpture of Merle Haggard sitting on a bench with his guitar case.
Haggard recorded his album “Okie from Muskogee” at the Muskogee Civic Center in 1969.
Haggard was inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in 1997.