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From primitive camping to full-service RV accommodations to cozy cabins, Mississippi's State Parks are fantastic places to stay. For complete information, click here.
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.
Tommy McClennan (c. 1905-1961) was one of America's most successful down-home blues recording artists during the period when he recorded 20 singles for the Bluebird label (1939-1942). Among McClennan's most notable numbers were "Bottle It Up and Go," "Cross Cut Saw," "Travelin' Highway Man," and "New Highway No. 51 Blues." McClennan, famed for his raucous, uninhibited singing and guitar playing, frequented this section of Yazoo City when he lived on the nearby J. F. Sligh plantation.
Trails and camping
Tunica County's rich history interpreted through exhibits, educational programs, research and collections. The Tunica Museum offers a comprehensive window into community history and life of Tunica County, Mississippi.
Zoo featuring exotic animals & petting zoo
U-pick Blueberries and muscadines and a Daylily Farm (call for availability). Tomatos and sweet corn in season. (previously The Blueberry Patch)
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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