The most important figure in the pioneering era of Delta blues, Charley Patton (1891-1934), helped define not only the musical genre but also the image and lifestyle of the rambling Mississippi bluesman. He roamed the Delta using Dockery as his most . . . — — Map (db m170525) HM
Built in 1911, this building served as a
commissary, a post office, a voting precinct,
and a medical office for the Heathman Plantation.
Established in 1871 by J.M. Heathman, the
property was on the site of an earlier plantation
known as . . . — — Map (db m170315) HM