The Jackson Family Home

Michael Jackson's Boyhood Home

News of Michael Jackson's death has been all over the news.I was coming back from Chicago and decided to stop by Michael Jackson's house in Gary,IN. It is very small.I have to image bunkbeds were the style during the 60s. I think it must have been hard for the entire Jackson Family to live not only in this small house, but in such a rough neighborhood as well.I talked some with one of the neighbors and they said the boys would perform for them for $5 per person to make extra cash. They said Michael never liked living so close to the school.
I have been to Elvis's childhood home in Tupelo,MS and it was just as small-one living room and one kitchen-that is it.That is another story.
It is amazing how far all the kids have come from their childhood days. It is really inspirational.I hope the house will help boost the economy in Gary,IN.
The house has the front porch light on to help people see the house. I would like to think it shines for the loss of one the greastest entertainers that put MTV on the map. Keep going Janet Jackson, Michael would be proud.

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Hanna says ... on Monday, Nov 30 at 1:54 PM

I love your last sentence. The big Michael community in Europe will do! Thanks.

Mario says ... on Monday, Nov 30 at 4:08 PM

I visisted the house days after the death of Michael Jackson, I had a feeling come over me, that I never felt before. If like if part of him was there! Almost if it was the holy land. I thould my son this man here move billions of people and loved...

Mario says ... on Monday, Nov 30 at 4:12 PM

....more. This is were he and his family came from, if he can make so can you!! God bless you Michael. You are truly missed. I no your family misses you even more!

Julie says ... on Monday, Nov 30 at 5:10 PM

Awww....his childhood home was so small, but he sure grew up to be a wonderful person with such talent! Too bad he died so young.... Thanks for the nice article & photo!

Hanna says ... on Monday, Nov 30 at 8:10 PM

Mairo & Julie: Can't say better words. Thank you so much. It's the same way I feel. Best regards from Germany where all people love Michael – and Janet too.

Hanna says ... on Monday, Nov 30 at 8:17 PM

Julie and Mario: I can not say it in better words. What you said is what I feel. Best regards from Germany where all people I know Michael love and Janet too.

Julie says ... on Tuesday, Dec 1 at 3:34 PM

HI HANNA! You seem like a very kind and loving fan of Michael Jackson! Best Wishes to you from Indiana!

someone says... says ... on Wednesday, Dec 2 at 7:12 AM

michael jackson rocks

crystal says ... on Wednesday, Dec 2 at 12:25 PM

He will b missed by all and his music will always move us when we hear it

Dimitri Kruse says ... on Wednesday, Dec 2 at 6:03 PM

I'm Just Wondering, Where was all the love for him when he was alive. Ever since he died, everyone is a micheal lover. A year ago all you heard about was him and allegations of him and little kids.

cme1st says ... on Thursday, Dec 3 at 2:22 PM

I would ask that everyone who reads this would leave only positive statements. Michael Jackson has helped so many people, and has left behind some great music. Please only leave good remarks on this story. I am sure his family would like it that way.

MEL says ... on Friday, Dec 4 at 7:47 PM

My family and a close family friend visited the Gary house back in July, The streets were filled with people from around the world. This was a great time to share the love of his music. People played his music and danced in the streets. Great FUN ! !

macaulay culkin says ... on Saturday, Dec 5 at 8:54 AM

i really enjoyed him, and he enjoyed me

anthony says ... on Monday, May 16 at 4:25 PM

you were my best singer

darnay says ... on Monday, May 16 at 4:28 PM

u changed the world thank u very much

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