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Historical Markers in Avalon, Mississippi

 
Clickable Map of Carroll County, Mississippi and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Carroll County, MS (9) Attala County, MS (10) Grenada County, MS (17) Holmes County, MS (15) Leflore County, MS (30) Montgomery County, MS (9)  CarrollCounty(9) Carroll County (9)  AttalaCounty(10) Attala County (10)  GrenadaCounty(17) Grenada County (17)  HolmesCounty(15) Holmes County (15)  LefloreCounty(30) Leflore County (30)  MontgomeryCounty(9) Montgomery County (9)
Carrolton is the county seat for Carroll County
Avalon is in Carroll County
      Carroll County (9)  
ADJACENT TO CARROLL COUNTY
      Attala County (10)  
      Grenada County (17)  
      Holmes County (15)  
      Leflore County (30)  
      Montgomery County (9)  
 
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1Mississippi (Carroll County), Avalon — "Mississippi" John Hurt
John S. Hurt (1893-1966) was a pioneer blues and folk guitarist. Self-taught, Hurt rarely left his home at Avalon, where he worked as a farmer. Although he recorded several songs in 1928, including "Avalon Blues" and "Frankie, he lived in . . . Map (db m160396) HM
2Mississippi (Carroll County), Avalon — 32 — Mississippi John Hurt
Front World-renowned master of the acoustic guitar John Hurt, an important figure in the 1960s folk blues revival, spent most of his life doing farm work around Avalon in Carroll County and performing for parties and local gatherings. . . . Map (db m160397) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
 
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Nov. 28, 2022