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Mississippi Historical MarkersJimmie Rodgers & The Blues - Meridian, MS

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Part of the Mississippi Blues Trail, this marker is located on Front Street near 17th Avenue by the Meridian Train Depot. Jimmie Rodgers was know as the Father of Country Music, the Singing Brakeman, and the Blue Yodeler.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersJimmie Rodgers (Father of Country Music) - Meridian, MS

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Part of the Mississippi Country Music trail, this marker is located on Oak Grove Drive just north of Azaela Drive at the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery where Jimmie is buried.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersPeavey Electronics - Meridian, MS

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Part of the Mississippi Blues Trail marker is located on MS Route 493, in the companies parking lot. Peavey Electronics is one of the largest makers and suppliers of musical instruments, amplifiers and professional audio systems in the world

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Mississippi Historical MarkersMeridian Rhythm & Blues and Soul Music - Meridian, MS

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Part of the Mississippi Blues Trail, this marker is located at the intersection of 23rd Avenue (Mississippi Route 493) and 6th Street and notes the many influences of Meridian's blues and soul artists.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersCountry Music Comes of Age - Meridian, MS

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Part of the Mississippi Country Music Trail, this marker is located at the intersection of 22nd Avenue (Mississippi Route 493) and 4th Street.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersElsie McWilliams - Merdian, MS

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Part of the Mississippi Country Music Trail, this Marker is located at the intersection of 5th Street and 20th Avenue. Elsie was the sister of Country Music legend Jimmie Rodgers.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersMerrehope - Meridian, MS

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Marker is located at the intersection of Martin Luther King Junior Drive and 10th Street and notes the previous history during the Civil War.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersDial House Site - Merdian, MS

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Marker located at the intersection of 30th Avenue and 10th Street notes the original location of the home of a 19th century Meridian industrialist.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersAlbert King - Indianola, MS

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Part of the Mississippi Blues Trail, this marker is located at the intersection of Front Avenue and Second Street and notes the musical life of guitarman Albert King, half-brother of B.B. King.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersIrene Magruder - Indianola, MS

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Marker is at the intersection of Front Street Extension and Byas Street and notes the home opened to Civil Rights workers and its subsequent firebombing in 1965.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersGiles Penny Savers Store - Indianola, MS

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Marker located at the intersection of Church Street and Coates Street notes one of the many places in Indianola that were firebombed in 1965.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersFreedom School Bombing - Indianola, MS

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Located on Jefferson St near the Community Garden, this was the site of a school that was destroyed by arson.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersMeridian, MS

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Marker located on Front Street at the Meridian Train Depot notes the early history and its role in the Civil War.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersBryant's Grocery - Mississippi Freedom Trail - Money, MS

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The Mississippi Freedom Trail was created to commemorate the states role in the fight for Civil Rights. This marker for Bryant's Grocery is located at the intersection of Money Road (County Road 518) and County Road 24.

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date approved: 10/13/2014

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Mississippi Historical MarkersWayne and Minnie Cox Park - Indianola, MS

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Marker notes former house location of nation's first African-American postmaster. The marker is on Faisonia Ave, just south of W. Baker St inside the park.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersHank Cochran - Mississippi Country Music Trail - Isola, MS

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The Country Music Trail describe the giants of country music & the places that cradled their creativity. This marker is located at the intersection of U.S. 49W and South Belzoni Street.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersJohnny Russell - Mississippi Country Music Trail - Moorhead, MS

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The Country Music Trail describe the giants of country music & the places that cradled their creativity. The marker is located at the intersection of West Delta Ave. & Washington St.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersInverness (“Green Pastures”) - Inverness, MS

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Organized as a village in 1904 and named by the McInnis family after their home land of Inverness, Scotland. The marker is at the intersection of Third Street and West Grand Avenue.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersItta Bena ("Home in the Woods") - Itta Bena, MS

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The town's name is derived from the Choctaw phrase iti bina, meaning "forest camp". The marker is located at the intersection of Schley Street (Mississippi Route 7) and Humphreys Street.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersJack Owens - Mississippi Blues Trail - Bentonia, MS

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Part of the Mississippi Blues Trail, the markers tell stories through words and images of bluesmen and women of Mississippi. This is marker #6 and is located at the intersection of Mississippi Route 433 and Rosehill Road.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersThe Blue Front Café - Mississippi Blues Trail - Bentonia, MS

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Part of the Mississippi Blues Trail, the markers tell stories through words and images of bluesmen and women of Mississippi. The cafe is located at the intersection of East Railroad Avenue and Cannon Avenue (Mississippi Route 433).

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Mississippi Historical MarkersThe Reverend George Lee - Mississippi Freedom Trail - Belzoni, MS

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The Mississippi Freedom Trail was created to commemorate Mississippi’s role in the fight for Civil Rights. This marker for the Reverend George Lee is Marker #11 and is located at the intersection of Church and First Streets.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersTurner's Drug Store - Mississippi Blues Trail - Belzoni, MS

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Part of the Mississippi Blues Trail, the markers tell stories through words and images of bluesmen and women of Mississippi. This is marker #106 and is located at the intersection of South Hayden Street and East Jackson Street.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersPinetop Perkins - Mississippi Blues Trail - Belzoni, MS

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Part of the Mississippi Blues Trail, the markers tell stories through words and images of bluesmen and women of Mississippi. This is marker #38 and is on U.S. 49W one mile north of State Route 7.

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Mississippi Historical MarkersDenise LaSalle - Mississippi Blues Trail - Belzoni, MS

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Part of the Mississippi Blues Trail, the markers tell stories through words and images of bluesmen and women of Mississippi. This is marker #73 and is on Castleman Street west of Church Street.

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