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Gravesite of Charley Patton, the founder of Delta Blues.
c. 1857. Gothic Revival Church made of stone on terraced knoll. Oldest Episcopal Church in Mississippi. One of many historic structures on a scenic-loop tour.
c. 1839. One of the first buildings built for public assembly in Vicksburg, the cornerstone was laid by Bishop Leonidas Polk who later served as a Lt. General in the Confederate Army. In spite of the shelling during the siege, the Rev. W. W. Lord conducted daily services. Many original furnishings are still in use in the weekly worship services. Features two Tiffany stained-glass windows.
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church has been a place of spiritual refreshment for nearly 150 years and remains an active congregation of the Diocese of Mississippi. With its slate roof and steeple, the church can be spotted from all parts of the city. Noted in the National Register of Historic Places, Holy Trinity boasts six Tiffany stained glass windows and the only known windows to honor those who died on both sides in the Civil War. Home to the Conservatory of Fine Arts.
A self-guided driving tour showcasing key buildings, churches and other sites significant to the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi.
Visit the Greenwood CVB office to obtain your Civil Rights Landmarks driving tour brochure.
c.1910 Quitman Train Depot houses the Clarke County Chamber of Commerce
Large modern facility with two meeting rooms and seating capacity for 1500.
Visit the historic passenger train depot built in the 1920's in the town known for its contribution to the Blues. The former waiting rooms and ticket office are now available for rent for events.
Tributes set in downtown sidewalk in recognition of our local citizens who have won national and international acclaim. To date, plaques have honored Charlie & Perian Conerly, John Clark,Muddy Waters, Ike Turner, Tennessee Williams, Big Jack Johnson, Dr. Aaron Henry, Super Chikan, Son House, Sam Cooke, and Early Wright.
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