Indianola in Sunflower County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Riley B. King
A Mississippi Musical Note
ŚMS Delta Blues Trail Ś
It was on this corner, when B.B. was just a young man of 17, that locals first heard the musician destined to become the "King of the Blues".
On June 6, 1980, B.B. King placed his handprints and signature in the walk.
Location. 33° 27.047′ N, 90° 39.013′ W. Marker is in Indianola, Mississippi, in Sunflower County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Avenue and Second Street, on the left when traveling north on Church Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 130 Second Street, Indianola MS 38751, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Albert King (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Church Street (about 600 feet away); Club Ebony (approx. ╝ mile away); Irene Magruder (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wayne and Minnie Cox Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Giles Penny Savers Store (approx. half a mile away); Freedom School Bombing (approx. 0.6 miles away); Inverness (approx. 7.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Indianola.
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