“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Holmes County Mississippi Historical Markers

Holmes County Blues Tchula Marker (Rear) image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, August 3, 2018
Holmes County Blues Tchula Marker (Rear)
Mississippi (Holmes County), Tchula — 168 — Holmes County Blues Tchula
Front Many blues performers who gained fame in the Delta, Jackson, and Chicago and on the southern soul circuit have lived in or near Tchula, including Elmore James, Hound Dog Taylor, Jimmy Dawkins, Jesse Robinson, Lewis "Love Doctor" . . . — Map (db m121121) HM
Mississippi (Holmes County), Tchula — Tchula
Settled by Charles Land, 1826. Early settlers came by Rockport Road, built by Indians from Tchula Lake to Natchez Trace. Town was trade & shipping center for planters of this area. — Map (db m121048) HM

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