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St. John's United Methodist Church was built between 1886 and 1892 as First Baptist Church, and acquired in 1915 by the congregation of St. John's Methodist Church. One of the oldest African-American church buildings in Natchez.
St. Matthew African Methodist Episcopal Church was organized in 1867 as the first African Methodist Episcopal Church in the Delta. The original building was located on Levee Street but was lost to the waters of the mighty Mississippi. It relocated to its present site in 1890. Among its famous visitors are President Herbert Hoover in 1927, poet Langston Hughes in 1931, and opera star Leontyne Price in 1949.
Lifeboat Church, where Howlin' Wolf sang as a boy, and St. Peter's United Methodist Church, established in the mid-1800s, combined in the 1960s to form St. Peter's.
1926 African-American Catholic Church. Full-multiracial gospel choir. Alter has an original mural "Christ in the Oaks" by Auseklis Ozals depicting African-American Christ figure.
Opened in the 1970s, this large club and café has live music during Greenville's Delta Blues and Heritage Festival each September. Perry's Flowing Fountain is now reopened under a new name and management and remains part of the Blues scene.
c. 1877. The first free school for African-Americans in Columbus.
Wesley's first building was given to the slaves of the white Methodist congregation in 1858. The present building was constructed c. 1950 and was the home of Vicksburg's first civil rights organization.
The William Johnson House, operated by the National Park Service, interprets a free black barber and the diary he used to record Natchez life 1835-1851.
"WROX" Blues Trail Marker is in front of the WROX Museum on Delta Avenue. WROX was the home of legendary African-American blues/gospel pioneer Early Wright for 50 years. Other notables to take to the air on WROX include Ike Turner, Robert Nighthawk, and even Elvis Presley.
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