The Late Tom Petty Being Honored By His Hometown!

The late Tom Petty is being honored with a historical marker in the Florida town where he grew up! It’s going up in the Duckpond neighborhood in Gainesville. The Florida Historical Marker Council says one side will have info about Petty’s life before he became famous, while the other will have facts about his music career. It’s set to be unveiled in a ceremony October 20th, what would have been the rocker’s 69th birthday. Petty died in 2017 of an accidental overdose.