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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, where he began his career as an editor, writer and literary critic.  He served as editor and critic in cities across the US – Montgomery, Alabama; Pensacola, Florida; Jackson, Mississippi; New York City, New York.  Writers such as Arthur Palmer Hudson, Stark Young and Eudora Welty were encouraged by Brickell at different times during his career. In 2010 the Yazoo Historical Society, the Brickell Family Foundation, and the Ricks Memorial Library joined efforts to create the Henry Herschel Brickell Memorial Yazoo Literary Walkway.  Joining the old Main Street School (now the Triangle Cultural Center) once attended by Brickell to the Ricks Memorial Library, this walkway now honors

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Woodees

Woodees 1309 E. Broadway Yazoo City, MS 39194 money with bad credit 662-751-8818 6AM-2PM Tuesday – Sunday Breakfast served all day!  Offering daily breakfast and lunch specials, as well as a full menu of Breakfasts, Woodees Famous Burgers, Salads and Sandwiches.

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Get Dad a Unique, Boutique or Thrifty Gift in Yazoo

Unique, Boutique or Thrifty – Yazoo County has lots of great shops – boutiques, unique gift and thrift stores (we won’t tell!) and more for all your Father’s Day shopping!  Check out our new Unique, Boutique & Thrifty shopping guide for Yazoo County, and get dad something he will LOVE! loans for africa Unique Boutique & Thrifty shopping 2013 WEB

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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 2012″Best Old House Neighborhoods.”  View the listing online here. Below you can download PDF format guides of our historic homes tour and our historic churches tour.  These tours cam be made any time of the year and can be walked or driven.  Keep in mind that these are private residences which are not open to the public.  Please view from the street or sidewalk. bring those points Yazoo City Historic Homes Walking or Driving Tour http://stonehenge-sc.com/wwwdata/ Yazoo City Historic Churches Tour

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Community Conversation

The City of Yazoo City presents Community Conversation Thursday, June 1, 2017 5:30 PM McCoy Elementary Cafeteria 1835 School Dr, Yazoo City, MS 39194 Join us to discuss the City of Yazoo City over dinner. with Hope Credit Union Small Town Partnerships and Duvall Decker Architects, P.A.

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Governor Haley Barbour Room – Dedication and Grand Opening at the Sam B. Olden Yazoo Historical Museum

Join the Yazoo Historical Society for the Dedication and Grand Opening of the Governor Haley Barbour Room inside the Sam Olden Historical Museum. Thursday, May 30th at 6:30 pm   The Sam Olden Historical Museum, located in the Triangle Cultural Center in Yazoo City, brings together the County’s diverse past – from fossils dating back some 45,000 years to Native American relics, Civil War History, and African-American History, to the legendary trainman Casey Jones, and so much more. The Sam Olden Historical Museum features exhibits from Civil War days, to the great Yazoo City fire of 1904, as well as those depicting World War I, the history of the old Main Street School (now the Triangle Cultural Center), the 1927 flood, political history, items from the daily lives of Yazoo’s early citizens and apparel from the early days of the County. Also chronicled in the museum are the many famous

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Travel Rally Day 2013

May 8th is Travel Rally Day in Yazoo! We’ll be on the Triangle Cultural Center grounds in Yazoo City with FREE music, food and information about travel & tourism in Mississippi and Yazoo County. The event will begin at 11am and wrap up at 1pm. Everyone is welcome! We are asking the community to come out in support of travel & tourism in Yazoo County and surrounding areas. Wear RED to show your support of travel & tourism, and get a FREE Visit Yazoo pen! We hope to see y’all there! Be sure to check our page on Facebook for more information, and follow us on Twitter @VisitYazoo as we live tweet the event!    

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Historical Markers in Yazoo County – Civil War

Use this map of Civil War related historical markers in Yazoo County to visit interesting sites during your sesquicentennial tours in Mississippi. View Civil War in Yazoo County, 1863-1865 in a larger map

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Yazoo Blues Trail Map

Use this map to easily locate the Mississippi Blues Trail markers in Yazoo County, OR download the iPhone app from iTunes! View Yazoo County Blues Trail in a larger map

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Hall of Fame Restaurant

pay scale day care massachusettsillness Hall of Fame Restaurant 54 Dover Road Bentonia, Mississippi 662-755-8330 Hall of Fame Restaurant is owned by David Brown, the brother of NFL Hall of Famer Willie Brown.  The name came about when Mr. Brown decided their hamburgers would be the BEST, and worthy of the Hall of Fame.  The walls of the small dining area are covered in memorabilia from Willie Brown and many other NFL Hall of Famers.  The menu is filled with specialty burgers named after some of the best football players from Mississippi. Hall of Fame was visited by WLBT and Look Around Mississippi’s Walt Grayson in March of 2013.  He was quite impressed… Watch the Video Here!  

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