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Mississippi has put up road signs that point travelers towards the site of the infamous Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash.

Highway exit signs now point to the ‘Lynyrd Skynyrd Monument’ near Gillsburg, a granite sculpture commemorating the Oct. 20, 1977 crash that killed singer Ronnie Van Zant and five others.

The monument has become a popular tourist destination but can be difficult to find, in a remote wooded area eight miles from the interstate

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