“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 Bentonia, Mississippi

Clickable Map of Yazoo 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> Yazoo County, MS (18) Attala County, MS (10) Hinds County, MS (196) Holmes County, MS (15) Humphreys County, MS (7) Issaquena County, MS (3) Madison County, MS (24) Sharkey County, MS (12) Warren County, MS (486)  YazooCounty(18) Yazoo County (18)  AttalaCounty(10) Attala County (10)  HindsCounty(196) Hinds County (196)  HolmesCounty(15) Holmes County (15)  HumphreysCounty(7) Humphreys County (7)  IssaquenaCounty(3) Issaquena County (3)  MadisonCounty(24) Madison County (24)  SharkeyCounty(12) Sharkey County (12)  WarrenCounty(486) Warren County (486)
Yazoo City is the county seat for Yazoo County
Bentonia is in Yazoo County
      Yazoo County (18)  
      Attala County (10)  
      Hinds County (196)  
      Holmes County (15)  
      Humphreys County (7)  
      Issaquena County (3)  
      Madison County (24)  
      Sharkey County (12)  
      Warren County (486)  
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1Mississippi (Yazoo County), Bentonia — 67 — Jack Owens
On State Highway 433 at Rosehill Road, on the left when traveling east on State Highway 433.
Front Jack Owens became one of Mississippi's most venerated blues artists in the 1980s and ‘90s after spending most of his life as a farmer in Yazoo County. Born November 17, 1904, or 1906 according to some sources, Owens did not . . . Map (db m77275) HM
2Mississippi (Yazoo County), Bentonia — 51 — Nehemiah “Skip” James
On Wilson Street (State Highway 433) at U.S. 49, on the right when traveling east on Wilson Street.
Front The haunting quality of Nehemiah “Skip” James’s music earned him a reputation as one of the great early Mississippi bluesmen. James (1902-1969) grew up at the Woodbine Plantation and as a youth learned to play both . . . Map (db m77272) HM
3Mississippi (Yazoo County), Bentonia — 16 — The Blue Front Café
On East Railroad Avenue at Cannon Avenue (Mississippi Highway 433), on the left when traveling south on East Railroad Avenue.
Front The Blue Front Café opened in 1948 under the ownership of Carey and Mary Holmes, an African American couple from Bentonia. In its heyday the Blue Front was famed for its buffalo fish, blues, and moonshine whiskey. One of the . . . Map (db m77274) HM
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Aug. 19, 2022