“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Benoit, Mississippi

Clickable Map of Bolivar County, Mississippi and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Bolivar County, MS (52) Coahoma County, MS (41) Sunflower County, MS (28) Washington County, MS (72) Chicot County, AR (17) Desha County, AR (16) Phillips County, AR (94)  BolivarCounty(52) Bolivar County (52)  CoahomaCounty(41) Coahoma County (41)  SunflowerCounty(28) Sunflower County (28)  WashingtonCounty(72) Washington County (72)  ChicotCountyArkansas(17) Chicot County (17)  DeshaCounty(16) Desha County (16)  PhillipsCounty(94) Phillips County (94)
Cleveland and Rosedale are both the county seat for Bolivar County
Benoit is in Bolivar County
      Bolivar County (52)  
      Coahoma County (41)  
      Sunflower County (28)  
      Washington County (72)  
      Chicot County, Arkansas (17)  
      Desha County, Arkansas (16)  
      Phillips County, Arkansas (94)  
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1 Mississippi, Bolivar County, Benoit — 128 — Eddie Shaw
Blues saxophonist extraordinaire Eddie Shaw was born on a Stringtown plantation on March 20, 1937. He learned music at school in Greenville and performed in various local bands before moving to Chicago to join the Muddy Waters band. Shaw served as . . . Map (db m154795) HM
2 Mississippi, Bolivar County, Benoit — 101 — Eddie Taylor
(Front) Benoit native Eddie Taylor, an architect of the post-World War II Chicago blues genre, was renowned for his work both as a bandleader and accompanist. He was best known for shaping the distinctive sound of Jimmy Reed, a childhood . . . Map (db m154785) HM
3 Mississippi, Bolivar County, Benoit — William Fisher Johnson
In the early morning hours of March 31, 1912, William Fisher Johnson (1876~1916) helped rescue flood victims after swollen rivers and lakes in Bolivar County caused a levee break just south of Beulah. According to Walter Sillers, using his gas . . . Map (db m154838) HM
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Jun. 19, 2024