The capital city
Glitz, glamour, golf and more
Center of the Blues Universe
corn maze, roping arean, cow milking simulation, painless paintball, hayrides, animal viewing, concession stand, play and picnic area, gourds, and pumpkin patch
Formed in 1987 when three local musicians—Joe Lee Huffman, Willie Gene Huffman, and Robert Eaton—got together to play music and share supper, the Sparta Opry has become a community institution. Having offered more than 100 country, bluegrass, blues, and gospel performances some years, all staffed by volunteers, the Opry has become a beloved destination for residents of Chickasaw County and beyond.
Discover more about the sweet potato industry take a tour and sample sweet potato treats. Please call prior to visit if you would like a tour. Specialty bakery on-site offering an assortment of sweet potato treats. Pies, cakes, cookies and more.
Born Virginia Wynette Pugh and raised on her grandparents' farm near Tremont, Tammy Wynette (1942-1998) might have remained an unknown local hairdresser, but with fierce determination and a voice and resilient life story that touched millions, she built on an after-hours singing job to become one of the most acclaimed performers in country history. With twenty era-defining No. 1 records, she became celebrated internationally as "The First Lady of Country Music."
hayrides, haystacks, Cowboy Camp Scene, Hobo Camp Scene, horseback riding. Groups for hayrides and horseback riding must be 10 or more and by appointment only. Reservations required. Open 9a.m. - 5p.m. Mon thru Sat, 1p.m. - 5p.m. on Sun.
Tyrone Davis, one of America's most popular Soul singers, was born on a plantation near Leland on May 4, 1938. Davis lived in Leland before moving to Chicago, where he began his career billed as "Tyrone the Wonder Boy." From 1969 to 1988 Davis had forty-three singles on the national Rhythm & Blues charts, including No. 1 hits "Can I Change My Mind," "Turn the Hands of Time," and "Turning Point." His aunt and uncle once operated a cafe at this site.
W. C. Handy (1873-1958), the "Father of the Blues," lived at this site from 1903-1905.
B. B. King was first heard on the air at WGRM's studio.
driving tour of cotton farming
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