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Historical Markers in Moorhead, Mississippi

 
Clickable Map of Sunflower 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 Sunflower County, MS (28) Bolivar County, MS (52) Coahoma County, MS (37) Humphreys County, MS (7) Leflore County, MS (30) Tallahatchie County, MS (14) Washington County, MS (71)  SunflowerCounty(28) Sunflower County (28)  BolivarCounty(52) Bolivar County (52)  CoahomaCounty(37) Coahoma County (37)  HumphreysCounty(7) Humphreys County (7)  LefloreCounty(30) Leflore County (30)  TallahatchieCounty(14) Tallahatchie County (14)  WashingtonCounty(71) Washington County (71)
Moorhead is in Sunflower County
    Sunflower County (28)
    Bolivar County (52)
    Coahoma County (37)
    Humphreys County (7)
    Leflore County (30)
    Tallahatchie County (14)
    Washington County (71)
 
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1Mississippi (Sunflower County), Moorhead — 182 — "Where the Southern Cross the Dog"
W. C. Handy, "The Father of the Blues," immortalized the crossing of the Southern Railway and the Yazoo Delta ("Yellow Dog") Railroad at Moorhead in his 1914 song "Yellow Dog Rag," better known under its later title, "Yellow Dog Blues." Handy wrote . . . Map (db m170520) HM
2Mississippi (Sunflower County), Moorhead — "Where The Southern Crosses The Yellow Dog"
At the start of the twentieth century, the rail crossing once located nearby was an important land transportation point. The junction of the Southern Railroad and the Yazoo Delta Railroad (the “Yellow Dog”) was established in 1897. . . . Map (db m77207) HM
3Mississippi (Sunflower County), Moorhead — 22 — Johnny Russell
John Bright “Johnny” Russell (1940-2001) was born and raised in Moorhead and went on to become a star of the Grand Ole Opry and a popular country recording artist, with such hits as “Catfish John” and “Rednecks, . . . Map (db m77168) HM
 
 
  
  
 
Oct. 21, 2021