A Washington post office has been renamed in honor of Jimi Hendrix

The post office is located near the late musician’s grave.

December 30, 2018
A Washington post office has been renamed in honor of Jimi Hendrix American singer and guitarist Jimi Hendrix performs on stage on May 24, 1967 at Grona Lund in Stockholm, Sweden. / AFP PHOTO / TT NEWS AGENCY AND Svenska Dagbladet / - (Photo credit should read   AFP/Getty Images

A post office in Renton, Washington has been renamed to honor Jimi Hendrix.

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According to Rolling Stone, "both of Washington’s U.S. senators, Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, supported Rep. Adam Smith’s bill to rechristen Renton Highlands Post Office as the James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix Post Office.

The publication reports the bill passed unanimously last week. The post office is located less than a mile from the Jimi Hendrix Memorial in the Greenwood Memorial Park cemetery where Hendrix is buried.

In a statement given to Rolling Stone, Rep. Smith said “this designation will further celebrate Hendrix’s deep connection to the Puget Sound region and help ensure that his creative legacy will be remembered by our community and inspire future generations.”

A Washington post office has been renamed in honor of Jimi Hendrix