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Tours

“Good Old Boy” Tour

Also known as the “Good Old Boy Tour” FULL School Day Tour 9AM •Arrive at Triangle Cultural Center Tour office, Take Restroom Break •Tour the Sam Olden Historical Society Museum (Located in the Triangle Cultural Center) •Downtown Walking Tour – My Dog Skip/Good Old Boy •Hear the story of the legendary “witch of Yazoo” read by local story teller dressed in costume, and view the grave site of Willie Morris, author of Good Old Boy and My Dog Skip. (located in Glenwood Cemetery) •Ride by famous author Willie Morris’ childhood home •Sack Lunch – Triangle Cultural Center Auditorium or Grounds of Triangle OR lunch at local restaurant. •River Pirates or My Dog Skip Movie in Triangle CC Auditorium •Sam Olden Museum Trivia- Groups of 5 students- Prize given to winners •Leave for Next Destination (Approx. 1:30PM) Other Attractions Available: Greg Harkins Woodworks, “Chairmaker to the Presidents” ADMISSION REQUIRED (30 minute

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Yazoo County Senior Group Tour

Tour Length: Approx. 5 hrs. (Half Day) Arrive at Yazoo County Convention and Visitors Bureau office and visitor center in Yazoo City, Mississippi Travel to the Triangle Cultural Center Tour the Sam Olden Historical Society Museum (located in the Triangle Cultural Center on top level, staircase only) Depart for Glenwood Cemetery Hear the story of the legendary “witch of Yazoo” read by local story teller dressed in costume, and view the grave site of Willie Morris, author of Good Old Boy and My Dog Skip. (located in Glenwood Cemetery) Lunch at Restaurant of your choice Tour Downtown Historic District (Walk or Drive Tour) Shopping available Tour Oakes African American Cultural Center Leave for next destination   Also Available: Greg Harkins Woodworks (Chairmaker to the Presidents) – 30 minute drive to Vaughan, MS. By Appointment. ADMISSION REQUIRED Yazoo County’s Agricultural Tours. – See cotton, soybeans, corn, milo, and catfish farms. Visit

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Yazoo City ‘One Hour’ Tour

Arrive at Triangle Cultural Center Tour the Sam Olden Historical Society Museum A historical view of Yazoo County which includes the Flood of 1927, notable Yazooans, Willie Morris exhibit, Civil War history, Casey Jones story, the Fire of 1904, historic “Yazoo Firsts” exhibit, Prehistoric Yazoo County displays, Jerry Clower Exhibit, President Jimmy Cater visit, Yazoo Indian relics and much more (located on the second floor of the Triangle Cultural Center two flights of stairs) Travel to and tour Oakes African American Cultural Museum (A showcase of the African American Culture of Yazoo County) Leave for Next Destination Other Available Attractions: Hear the story of the legendary “witch of Yazoo” read by local story teller dressed in costume, and view the grave site of Willie Morris, author of Good Old Boy and My Dog Skip. (located in Glenwood Cemetery) Greg Harkins Woodworks, “Chairmaker to the Presidents” ADMISSION REQUIRED (30 minute drive

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Yazoo County Blues and Heritage Tour

Tour Length: Approx. 4 hrs. Arrive at Blue Front Cafe Hear the history of the Bentonia Style Blues, told by Jimmy “Duck” Holmes Bentonia Style Music performed by Jimmy Duck Holmes, Stop by and view the 3 MS Blues Trail Markers in Bentonia, MS (Skip James, Jack Owens, and the Blue Front Cafe) Leave for Yazoo City (15 minute drive) Lunch at Local Restaurant Visit Yazoo City’s Mississippi Blues Trail Markers (“Gatemouth” Moore and Tommy McClennan) Travel to and tour the Oakes African-American Cultural Center (A showcase of the African American Culture of Yazoo County) Leave for Next Destination   Other Available Attractions: Hear the story of the legendary “witch of Yazoo” read by local story teller dressed in costume, and view the grave site of Willie Morris, author of Good Old Boy and My Dog Skip. (located in Glenwood Cemetery) Greg Harkins Woodworks, “Chairmaker to the Presidents” ADMISSION REQUIRED

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Yazoo County African-American Heritage Tour

Yazoo County African-American Heritage Tour Tour length: Approx. 5 hrs. Arrive at Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau Office and Visitor Center Travel to Oakes African American Cultural Center (UPDATE: The Oakes House is currently closed for renovations. We will update you as soon as the Center has re-opened, hopefully by mid/late 2015. Stay tuned.) Tour Oakes African American Cultural Center (A showcase of the African American Culture in Yazoo County) Stop in front of Ubon’s Restaurant, Visit Gatemouth Moore’s Blues Trail Marker Stop in front of St. Francis, Visit St. Francis Mission School Marker Stop in front of Yazoo City Amtrak Platform, Visit Tommy McClennan’s Blues Trail Marker Leave for Bentonia, Mississippi Lunch at Hall of Fame Restaurant (or other group choice) Arrive at the Blue Front Cafe Hear the History of Bentonia Style Blues told by Jimmy Duck Holmes Bentonia Style Music performed by Jimmy Duck Holmes, Stop

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Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau
P.O. Box 186
110 N Jerry Clower Blvd, Suite S
Yazoo City, Mississippi 39194
Toll Free: (800) 381-0662
Phone: (662) 746-1815
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