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Beautiful handcrafted baskets dyed from local pecan or black walnut shells. Recaning of chair seats also available. Workshop, showroom and gift shop with baskets. Exhibiting member of the Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi. Mon.-Sat. 8am-dark. Admission is free.
600 acre working cattle farm
Choose and cut Christmas tree farm
Rosedale was immortalized in Robert Johnson's 1937 recording Traveling Riverside Blues..
Ruby's Nite Spot, operated at this site by Ruby Edwards, was one of the most prominent Blues clubs in the Delta during the 1940s and '50s. Edwards booked nationally-known acts such as T-Bone Walker, Little Walter, and Little Richard, newcomers Ike Turner and Little Milton, and down-home Delta Bluesmen Son Thomas and Eddie Cusic, among many others. Patrons here could dine, drink, dance, and gamble into the wee hours of the morning, long after clubs in nearby Greenville and Indianola had closed.
Sam Carr, Bertha Lee, and Frank Frost Blues Trail Marker is set in Lula, MS where they grew up. All of them made the Blues famous in the 1920's and 1930's. Lee was most famous for recording with and being the wife of Charlie Patton.
Sam Chatmon (c. 1899-1983), a celebrated singer and guitarist who spent most of his life in Hollandale, sometimes performed with his brothers in a renowned family string band billed as the Mississippi Sheiks. He embarked on a new solo career after coming out of musical retirement in the 1960s. Many local musicians have performed here on Simmons Street, known as "the Blue Front," once one of the most vibrant centers of Blues activity in the Delta.
c. 1790. Run by a water-turbine wheel, the mill can grind 32-bushels of corn or wheat per hour. Present wheel was placed into operation in 1880. Mill House Opry event on Sat nights.
Corn maze and other activities
160 acre mushroom farm
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