Henry Herschel Brickell Memorial Yazoo Literary Walkway

Henry Herschel Brickell Memorial Yazoo Literary Walkway

Henry Herschel Brickell, 1889 – 1952, was born in Senatobia, Mississippi on September 13, 1889.  He grew up in Yazoo City attending the local schools, and no doubt visiting the historic Ricks Memorial Library.  He went on to attend the University of Mississippi,...

Yazoo City Historic Homes and Churches Tours

Walk or Drive one of these tours through Yazoo City. Antebellum, Queen Anne and Victorian architecture in the historic business and residential district. Yazoo City’s Town Center Historic District was selected by This Old House Magazine as one of the...

The Hollies

  The Hollies, on West Broadway in Yazoo City, is an old but elegant cottage dating back to the days when Yazoo City was named Manchester. The arrangement of the front, with a pediment over the three central bays of an inset porch and square staged columns with...

Confederate Monument

The Confederate Monument, located on the Triangle Grounds in Yazoo City, is 24 feet tall on a base and pedestal of granite with bronze figures featuring a Confederate soldier and a woman holding a flag.  The unveiling took place in 1909 during a daylong celebration...

Crump Fountain

Crump Fountain, at the corner of Main and Washington St. in Yazoo City, honors George Crump whose estate provided funding for school purposes.  At the base of the cast iron fountain, a bonze tablet acknowledges the gift of Crump and the services of Mr. E. Drenning in...

Pugh-Blundell House

Pugh-Blundell House 333 East Powell Street Yazoo City, Mississippi This fine raised cottage in the Greek Revival style was probably erected shortly after the property was acquired in 1849.  Square columns with applied lattice mold ornamentation support the inset porch...