On East Avenue South (Mississippi Route 12) at East Washington Street, on the right when traveling north on East Avenue South.
A native of Hollandale who picked cotton as a child, a University of Southern Mississippi graduate and Navy pilot, Ben Peters (1933-2005) went on to become a Nashville songwriting legend, penning fourteen number-one hits, including . . . — — Map (db m121117) HM
On West Washington Street (Mississippi Route 12) at South Simmons Street, on the left when traveling west on West Washington Street.
Sam Chatmon (c. 1899-1983), a celebrated singer and guitarist who spent most of his life in Hollandale, sometimes performed with his brothers in a renowned family string band billed as the Mississippi Sheiks. He embarked on a new . . . — — Map (db m121115) HM