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Amgen Tour of California Returns to Folsom

PUBLISHED 02.08.2018   From Folsom to Lake Tahoe, Stage 6 of the Amgen Tour will kick off in style, starting on the Johnny Cash Trail.

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Folsom Focus Johnny Cash Trail

PUBLISHED 10.2017   Now that the trail is complete, the fundraising and creation of the art can begin.

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You Can Walk the Line on the Recently Completed Johnny Cash Trail in Folsom, California

PUBLISHED 10.27.17   Without even trying, Johnny Cash was a larger-than-life character. Beyond his Man in Black persona, he was also an outspoken voice for prisoner’s rights.

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The Johnny Cash Trail is Officially Open in Folsom

PUBLISHED 10.19.17   A two-and-a-half-mile trail honouring Johnny Cash has opened in California that allows cyclists, runners and walkers to conveniently access Folsom’s Historic District and the extensive American River Parkway trail.

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Music icon’s daughter opens California’s Johnny Cash Trail

PUBLISHED 10.16.17   Cash’s daughter Cindy Cash gave an emotional speech as she cut the ribbon at Saturday’s event.

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Johnny Cash Bike Trail Christened in Folsom California

PUBLISHED 10.16.17   A 40-foot-tall statue of The Man in Black and two 7-foot tall bronze guitar picks are on the way.

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Johnny Cash Trail Opens in California City Folsom With Music Icon's Daughter

PUBLISHED 10.15.17   Cash's daughter Cindy Cash gave an emotional speech as she cut the ribbon at Saturday's (Oct. 14) event.

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Folsom, Cindy Cash Officially Open Johnny Cash Trail

PUBLISHED 10.15.17   Phase two of Folsom’s 2.5-mile Johnny Cash Trail opened Saturday with a festival, two fun runs and community bike ride.

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Music Icon's Daughter Opens California's Johnny Cash Trail

PUBLISHED 10.15.17   The California city of Folsom has completed the second section of its "Johnny Cash Trail" that pays tribute to the country music icon.

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Johnny Cash Trail in Folsom Opens

PUBLISHED 10.14.17   The city of Folsom officially opened the Johnny Cash Trail named after the music icon.

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Cindy Cash, Folsom officials open Johnny Cash Trail in Folsom

PUBLISHED 10.14.17   Phase two of Folsom’s 2.5-mile Johnny Cash Trail opened Saturday with a festival, two fun runs and a community bike ride.

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Johnny Cash Trail Opens In Folsom

PUBLISHED 10.13.17   Nearly 50 years ago, Johnny Cash played "Folsom Prison Blues" to a crowd of prisoners at Folsom Prison.

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Folsom's Johnny Cash Trail Promises Beautiful Views for Runners, Bikers

PUBLISHED 09.01.17   A rarely seen stretch of green space in Folsom will soon be open for all to enjoy along the newly constructed Johnny Cash Trail.

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Johnny Cash Trail to Open in Folsom This Fall

PUBLISHED 08.16.17   On Oct. 14, the city of Folsom will unveil the completed Johnny Cash Trail, nearly 50 years after the country singer’s legendary performance at the nearby state prison.

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Johnny Cash Trail Phase II Construction Begins

PUBLISHED 03.29.17   Work begins this week on the second phase of the Johnny Cash Trail, located at East Natoma Street and Folsom Prison Road.

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Folsom’s Johnny Cash Trail to be Completed in Early Fall

PUBLISHED 03.28.17   Construction of the second phase of Folsom’s Johnny Cash Trail begins this week and is scheduled for completion by early fall.

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Westcon Construction to Complete Construction on the Johnny Cash Trail In 2017

PUBLISHED 12.21.16   The City of Folsom is proud to announce that the second half of the Johnny Cash Trail is ready to commence.

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Fitz's Stockton: On the trail with Johnny Cash

PUBLISHED 09.19.16   The city of Folsom is opening segments of a 4-mile hiking and biking trail from Folsom Lake to Folsom Prison, where Johnny Cash recorded an album in 1968.

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Folsom To Open Johnny Cash Trail This Fall

PUBLISHED 08.17.17   The city of Folsom is set to open the completed Johnny Cash Trail on October 14th of this year.

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ABC 10: Folsom To Create Legacy Park Tribute to Johnny Cash

PUBLISHED 07.12.16   On Tuesday, a farm once considered Johnny Cash’s ‘sanctuary’ opened to the public as a museum.

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CBS SF Bay Area: Folsom Prison Nature Trail Pays Tribute To Johnny Cash

PUBLISHED 04.21.16   If you’ve ever heard of the town of Folsom, or the state prison there, you probably have one man to thank for it – Johnny Cash. And now, a nature trail will pay tribute to the singer on the grounds of the prison that helped make him famous.

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Wall Street Journal: People Need to Keep A Movin'

PUBLISHED 04.19.16   When city officials here started planning a new nature trail winding through prison grounds, they made sure it didn’t run too close to the 2,300 inmates who live behind the walls of Folsom State Prison, where Johnny Cash famously performed.

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Johnny Cash Returns to Folsom This Fall

PUBLISHED FEB 2016   Not every city in the U.S. is recognized around the world, but as the saying goes: Folsom is on the map.

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Music Times: Johnny Cash Trail in Folsom Adding 40-Foot 'Man in Black' Statue with 'Ring of Fire' Details

PUBLISHED 02.03.16   In 2014, Folsom Prison unveiled a 2.5-mile path named after music icon Johnny Cash. In 2018, the Johnny Cash Trail and Overpass is getting a 40-foot tall statue of the "Folsom Prison Blues" singer, made by artist Gary Tillery, nicknamed the "Man in Black."

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Guns.com: Coming soon to Folsom - The Johnny Cash memorial (VIDEO)

PUBLISHED 02.02.16   Johnny Cash will be immortalized in the city of Folsom, California, where he performed his controversial, yet iconic, concert at the famed prison almost 50 years ago.

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KKCN: Johnny Cash Folsom Prison Statue

PUBLISHED 02.02.16   Back in 1967, Johnny Cash put on quite a memorable performance inside Folsom County Prison which not only left an everlasting memory there, but was also recorded and shared with the world. Now, all of these years later the prison is paying tribute to Cash’s history making concert and recordings with a new statue in his likeness.

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Independent: Johnny Cash to Get 50ft 'Man in Black’ Statue in Folsom

PUBLISHED 02.01.16   Johnny Cash is to get a suitably badass statue in Folsom, the city he sang about in Folsom Prison Blues and whose jail he infamously performed in.

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Uproxx: Johnny Cash Is Being Immortalized In Folsom With This Red Hot Statue

PUBLISHED 01.31.16   Johnny Cash is getting an epic memorial in Folsom, the city that was home to his iconic performance inside a penitentiary nearly 50 years ago.

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TMZ: Man In Black Returning To Folsom

PUBLISHED 01.30.16   Johnny Cash is being immortalized with the baddest badass monument in the city of Folsom ... the home of his legendary penitentiary performance 48 years ago.

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Wide Open Country: Johnny Cash Immortalized with Incredible ‘Ring of Fire’ Statue

PUBLISHED 01.20.16   Johnny Cash‘s 1967 performance inside Folsom County Prison marked an important time in the country legend’s career. Decades later, the prison is paying tribute to Cash’s history-making concert and recordings with the installment of a new statue in his likeness.

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KFBK: Folsom Approves Johnny Cash Legacy Park Project

PUBLISHED 08.28.15   The Folsom City Council unanimously approved a brand new project called the Johnny Cash Legacy Park, which will feature art, new technology and of course music that all will be working together to celebrate the late country music star.

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Auburn Journal: Folsom walks the line for Johnny Cash

PUBLISHED 08.28.15   Big things are happening at the other end of Auburn Folsom Road. Folsom, Auburn’s prisoncentric neighbor to the south, is moving ahead with more artful components of what is becoming a world-class tribute to singer Johnny Cash.

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Rocklin and Roseville Today: Johnny Cash Master Plan approved

PUBLISHED 08.27.15   Folsom, CA - The Folsom City Council unanimously approved a master plan for the Johnny Cash Trail Art Experience, featuring public art that honors one of the world's most famous country musicians and his influence on the City of Folsom.

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Folsom Telegraph: Johnny Cash Master Plan approved

PUBLISHED 08.27.15   The Folsom City Council unanimously approved a master plan for the Johnny Cash Trail Art Experience Tuesday, featuring public art that honors one of the world’s most famous country musicians and his influence on the City of Folsom.

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Sacramento Bee: Folsom approves master plan for public art along Johnny Cash Trail

PUBLISHED 08.26.15   The master plan for public art on a trail in Folsom that celebrates landmark 1968 concerts at Folsom Prison by country singer Johnny Cash has been approved by the City Council.

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Hobnob Folsom: Folsom Johnny Cash Trail Master Plan Approved

PUBLISHED 08.25.15   The Folsom City Council unanimously approved a master plan for the Johnny Cash Trail Art Experience, featuring public art that honors one of the world’s most famous country musicians and his influence on the City of Folsom.

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CalEXPLORnia: Walk the Line Across the Overpass

PUBLISHED 06.15.15   Since 1968, no other man, woman or child has had more of a profound impact on the city of Folsom than Johnny Cash.

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CTV News: City of Folsom Unveils 'Johnny Cash Trail'

PUBLISHED 12.05.14   The city of Folsom has completed the first section of the "Johnny Cash Trail" that will pay tribute to the country music icon and his 1968 album "At Folsom Prison."

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Tennessean: California Officials Unveil ‘Johnny Cash Trail’

PUBLISHED 10.16.14   The city of Folsom has completed the first section of the “Johnny Cash Trail” that will pay tribute to the country music icon and his 1968 album “At Folsom Prison.”

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HNGN: Johnny Cash Legacy Honored by City of Folsom, 40-Foot Cash Statue To Come

PUBLISHED 10.12.14   Johnny Cash's landmark 1968 album "At Folsom Prison" made the country singer - and the California town of Folsom - famous. Now, the city is honoring the star's legacy.

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Mountain Democrat: Folsom opens Johnny Cash Trail

PUBLISHED 10.10.14   On a perfect day for bicycling or walking, the City of Folsom opened the first phase of the Johnny Cash Trail and Overcrossing on Saturday, Oct. 4.

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Taste of Country: Johnny Cash Honored by City of Folsom

PUBLISHED 10.09.14   The California city Johnny Cash made famous in one of his best-known songs is honoring the legendary singer’s legacy.

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The Folsom Insider: Johnny Cash Trail Draws Hundreds, Gets International Attention

PUBLISHED 10.08.14   The man in black would be proud. Hundreds of people turned out Saturday October 4th for the dedication of the new Johnny Cash Trail and over crossing.

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Rolling Stone: Johnny Cash Trail Unveiled in Folsom, California

PUBLISHED 10.07.14   It's been 46 years since Johnny Cash revived his career with At Folsom Prison, a live album recorded at one of California's first maximum-security prisons. Now, thanks to a city-wide project that's been in the works since October 2010, Folsom has completed the first leg of the Johnny Cash Trail and Overpass...

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Eat • Drink • Play: Walk the line - Johnny Cash Trail opens in Folsom

PUBLISHED 10.07.14   Most cities would do anything to distance themselves from a nearby prison. Bad for business, you know. Especially the tourism business. Not so Folsom.

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DailyMail.com: City Of Folsom Celebrates Infamous Connection to the Man In Black

PUBLISHED 10.06.14   City of Folsom celebrates infamous connection to the Man In Black with $3.8m Johnny Cash Trail and Overpass built to look like the prison's towers.

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Liberty Voice: California has a ‘Johnny Cash Trail’

PUBLISHED 10.05.14   Johnny Cash, the legendary country singer who accomplished much in his lifetime, will have a new honor. A trail in northern California, in the city of Folsom, has been unveiled, and will be respectfully named the “Johnny Cash Trail”.

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NME: Folsom City Unveils First Section of Trail Dedicated to Johnny Cash

PUBLISHED 10.05.14   The US city of Folsom is paying tribute to Johnny Cash by opening a trail dedicated to the late country music singer.

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The Press Democrat:

PUBLISHED 10.05.14   The city of Folsom has completed the first section of the "Johnny Cash Trail" that will pay tribute to the country music icon and his 1968 album "At Folsom Prison."

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ABC 7: FOLSOM OFFICIALS UNVEIL 'JOHNNY CASH TRAIL'

PUBLISHED 10.05.14   Some walk the line, while others ride it. The city of Folsom has completed the first section of the "Johnny Cash Trail." It pays tribute to the music icon and his 1968 album "At Folsom Prison."

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CBS Sacramento: Folsom Unveils ‘Johnny Cash Trail’

PUBLISHED 10.04.14   The city of Folsom has completed the first section of the “Johnny Cash Trail” that will pay tribute to the country music icon and his 1968 album “At Folsom Prison.”

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Billboard: 'Johnny Cash Trail' Unveiled by California Officials

PUBLISHED 10.04.14   The city of Folsom has completed the first section of the "Johnny Cash Trail" that will pay tribute to the country music icon and his 1968 album At Folsom Prison.

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ABC 13: JOHNNY CASH HONORED: CITY OF FOLSOM UNVEILS 'JOHNNY CASH TRAIL'

PUBLISHED 10.04.14   The city of Folsom has completed the first section of the "Johnny Cash Trail" that will pay tribute to the country music icon and his 1968 album "At Folsom Prison."

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The Boot: Folsom’s Johnny Cash Trail and Overpass Honors Country Legend

PUBLISHED 10.03.14   Johnny Cash is being honored by the city of Folsom, Calif., with the Johnny Cash Trail and Overpass, a pedestrian and bike trail.

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Sacramento Bee: Folsom Honors Johnny Cash Legacy With Overpass, Trail

PUBLISHED 10.03.14   Recorded in 1968, the album “At Folsom Prison” put Johnny Cash on the map as an international country music star and became the reference point by which many people have come to know Folsom.

 

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Auburn Journal: Newcastle contractor constructs Johnny Cash Trail span

PUBLISHED 10.03.14   Folsom’s new $3.8 million overcrossing on the Johnny Cash Trail gets the ribbon-cutting treatment on Saturday with the Man in Black’s daughter Rosanne Cash helping out.

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The Folsom Insider: Johnny Cash Trail and Over Crossing Dedication Ceremony This Weekend

PUBLISHED 10.02.14   The ribbon cutting for the Johnny Cash Trailand Bike/Pedestrian Over Crossing Project happens this Saturday October 4 from 9am to noon.

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Folsom Telegraph: Johnny Cash Trail and Overcrossing Opens Oct. 4

PUBLISHED 09.30.14   Dedication and ribbon cutting ceremonies for Folsom’s Johnny Cash Trail and Bike/Pedestrian Overcrossing are set for Saturday morning at the intersection of Folsom Lake Crossing Road and East Natoma Street .

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KICD: Johnny Cash trail opens in California

PUBLISHED 07.20.14   The city of Folsom, California, has revealed the first section of the Johnny Cash Trail.

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Voyage Vixens: Johnny Cash Folsom Bike Trail Opens

PUBLISHED 04.02.14   A burning ring o’ fire for bikers? Cindy Cash, daughter of singing legend Johnny Cash, attended the ground-breaking ceremony in February 2014 for the $3 million Johnny Cash Folsom Bike Trail.

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Folsom Blues Breakout 13.1: Johnny Cash Trail Bridge Ground Breaking

PUBLISHED 03.06.14   Folsom, CA groundbreaking for new $3 million Johnny Cash bike-pedestrian trail gets high marks from daughter, Cindy Cash

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Tahoe Truckee Outdoor: Folsom’s Johnny Cash Bike Trail Construction Set to Begin

PUBLISHED 03.04.14   Construction will begin this month on the 2.5 mile Johnny Cash bike/pedestrian trail. The trail was named after the famous singer who made Folsom Prison a household name with his performances inside the prison and his song “Folsom Prison Blues”.

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Central Valley Business Times: Folsom Dedicates Johnny Cash Bike/Pedestrian Trail

PUBLISHED 03.02.14   The groundbreaking for the new $3 million Johnny Cash Trail for bikes and pedestrians began with two lucky breaks: the singer's daughter, Cindy Cash, helped balance off a lot of politician speeches, and the clouds parted from the much needed cloud burst just in time for the event to even see the sun shine on the shovel diggers.

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California Public Radio: New Folsom Bike Trail An Homage To Johnny Cash

PUBLISHED 02.28.14   Fans wearing all black came out for the groundbreaking of the 2.5-mile Johnny Cash trail, which will eventually link El Dorado and Placer Counties to Folsom’s historic district and the American River Parkway.

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The Folsom Insider: Ground Breaking set for Historic Johnny Cash Trail across Folsom Prison Grounds

PUBLISHED 02.24.14   Ground breaking is set for this Thursday, for the Johnny Cash Trail. The first phase is a 2.5 mile Class 1 bike trail which will run from the Folsom Civic Center, along the southern edge of the Folsom prison grounds, and connect with the American River Bike Trail and Folsom Lake Crossing.

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Sacramento Business Journal: Johnny Cash's Daughter Digs Dad's Bike Trail

PUBLISHED 02.20.14   Cindy Cash, daughter of singing legend Johnny Cash, will attend the groundbreaking ceremony Feb. 27 for the $3 million Johnny Cash Trail for bikes in Folsom.

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Sacramento Business Journal: Folsom Hears Construction a Comin' on Johnny Cash Trail

PUBLISHED 02.14.14   In a couple of weeks Folsom will begin construction on a new $3 million Johnny Cash Trail for bikes, which includes a bridge over the busy four-lane Folsom Lake Crossing.

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The Folsom Insider: Johnny Cash Trail Project Moving Forward with Call for Artists

PUBLISHED 10.14.13   The City of Folsom is moving forward with plans to create ‘the Johnny Cash Trail Arts Experience’. The trail will become part of Folsom’s award-winning bike/pedway recreation trail system. The city is seeking bids from artists interested in having their works installed along the trail.

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