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Eddie Durham Park

Features

  1. ADA Accessible
  2. Benches
  3. Picnic Shelters
  4. Picnic Tables
  5. Xylophones

Size

  • .3 acres 

Rules & Guidelines

All park rules must be followed. 

If you are interested in hosting a special event at this park, please visit our Open Public Events page. 

Historical Facts:

Eddie Durham was born on August 19, 1906. He was a local San Marcos resident and pioneer of the electric guitar in jazz music. He was also a trombonist, composer, and arranger for the orchestras of Bennie Moten, Jimmie Lunceford, and Count Basie. He died on March 6, 1987.    

Additional Information:

The Calaboose African American History Museum and Cephas House are both located within Eddie Durham Park. For more information on these facilities, please contact the Calaboose African American History Museum.


Electric Jazz

Electric Jazz by Cody Seigmund

To view a map of local art, check out the Visit San Marcos website.