Clarksdale in Coahoma County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
W. C. Handy
—1873 - 1958 —
Erected 1981 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 34° 12.071′ N, 90° 34.321′ W. Marker is in Clarksdale, Mississippi, in Coahoma County. Marker is at the intersection of Issaquena Avenue and Blues Alley, on the right when traveling south on Issaquena Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 317 Issaquena Avenue, Clarksdale MS 38614, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wade Walton (a few steps from this marker); Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ike Turner (about 500 feet away); Delta Blues Museum (about 500 feet away); Sam Cooke (about 600 feet away); WROX Radio (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Aaron Henry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Aaron Henry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Clarksdale.
Related markers. list of markers that are related to this marker.
Also see . . .
1. Story of W.C. Handy. (Submitted on October 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on W.C. Handy. (Submitted on October 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.