On Darby Avene east of 8th Street, on the right when traveling east.
Albert Luandrew, better known as Sunnyland Slim, who was born in Vance (c. 1906), was a central figure on the Chicago blues scene from the 1940s until his death in 1995. Other noted Chicago bluesmen with Quitman County roots included Snooky Pryor, . . . — — Map (db m174068) HM
On Roger Road at Martin L King Jr Drive (State Route 3), on the right when traveling east on Roger Road.
In March 1968 Martin Luther King Jr. visited Marks
to get support for a Poor People's Campaign. He
envisioned masses converging on Washington in a plea
for new anti-poverty projects. King wanted the march
to begin in Mississippi, with mules and . . . — — Map (db m174171) HM
On Mississippi Route 3 at Joe Brown Avenue, on the right when traveling south on State Route 3.
The son of a Sledge sharecropper, Charley Frank Pride first won notice as a singer when music was just a sideline to his early baseball career. Taking a shot at what seemed an unlikely career in Nashville, he went on to record fifty-two Top Ten . . . — — Map (db m107544) HM
On Charlie Pride Highway (Mississippi Route 3) south of King Road, on the right when traveling south.
John Lee Hooker (c. 1917-2001), one of the most famous and successful of all blues singers, had his musical roots here in the Delta, where he learned to play guitar in the style of his stepfather, Will Moore. Hooker spent many of his early years . . . — — Map (db m174054) HM