Heritage site marker unveiled at childhood home of Ronnie, Johnny and Donnie Van Zant

Andrew Willis/First Coast NewsThe house in Jacksonville, Florida, where Lynyrd Skynrd singers Ronnie and Johnny Van Zant grew up along with their brother, Donnie — co-founder of 38 Special — has been declared a state heritage site.

According to FirstCoastNews.com, a commemorative marker celebrating the designation was unveiled Saturday during a public ceremony at the property at 5419 Woodcrest Road.

The marker reads, “Musicians Ronnie, Donnie and Johnny Van Zant spent their formative years growing up in this house with their sisters and parents between the 1950s and 1980s.” The inscription also …read more

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