“The Elvis Rock” with owner LaDell Alexander
“The Elvis Rock” was featured on the NBC Denver, Co. affiliate TV station Channel 9 on, July 3, 2007. To view the video, go to the website, 9News.com, in the search block type in “Elvis Rock”, then click on the video, “Can you find the king of rock in the rock”.
“The Elvis Rock” story has been reported in the Denver, Co. newspaper, The Rocky Mountain News, which read in part:
Rocky Mountain News:
June 16, 2007
ESTES PARK - The first time Lynn Alexander saw Elvis Presley was at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in 1974. And when The King died in 1977, Alexander, now 63, thought he'd never get to see him again.
That is, until his wife decided to scrub off their collection of river rocks. "I had a box full of rocks, and I was rinsing them off," said Alexander's wife, LaDell. Scrubbing away at the grime covering one of the rocks, she found something that left her all shook up.
The top left corner of the 23- pound chunk of granite bore a striking resemblance to the profile of the rock 'n' roll great. At least to her, it did. "I picked up the rock, turned it around and I saw Elvis right away," said LaDell Alexander,
The “Huntsville Item”, the Alexander’s hometown newspaper, also featured, “The Elvis Rock” in their Saturday, 07/07/07, addition.
Approx size: Height 11” / Width 9”/ Depth 5” / Weight 23 lbs.