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...

Rudy Shields Memorial

Rudy Shields Memorial Located at Campanella Park at the corner of 7th and Martin Luther King Drive in Yazoo City, the Rudy Shields Memorial honors the civil rights activist responsible for over 30 boycotts in the state, including one in Yazoo City.  He was also active...

Black Jack Church

Black Jack Church Black Jack Church, near Deasonville, was founded by early settlers after the Choctaw Indians ceded their lands at Dancing Rabbit Creek in 1830.  It was organized in 1843.  The cemetery, with graves dating back to 1858, is at the site of the original...

Bell Road

Bell Road wall street heavyweightnationwide cash loans Once a Native American trail, this sunken roadway later served ox-drawn carts.  The road, still in use today, is so narrow that only one vehicle can pass through at a time.  At one time, a bell was located at both...

Yazoo County Courthouse

Yazoo County Courthouse Corner of Broadway and Washington Street in Yazoo City A three story, hip roof, stuccoed brick structure, the current county courthouse was completed in 1872.  This building replaced an 1849 Greek Revival structure designed by William Nichols,...

Woodbine

Woodbine Hwy. 433, 2 miles west of Bentonia Built in 1841, this antebellum house has been completely restored to its original splendor. Woodbine was built by John and Louraine Johnson and named for the profusion of Virginia creeper that grows in the surrounding woods....

Wilson-Gilruth House

Wilson-Gilruth House 326 East Madison Street Yazoo City, Mississippi The largest surviving house of the pre-Civil War period in Yazoo City, the Wilson-Gilruth House was probably built soon after the site was purchased in 1846.  The front of the house comprises two...

Wash Rose Building

Wash Rose Building 431 South Main Street Yazoo City, Mississippi Wash Rose, a former slave, came to Yazoo City from South Carolina in 1866 and started a blacksmith shop in this two-story brick building, circa 1870. With its heavy, tall arched and shaped parapet and...

Triangle Cultural Center

Triangle Cultural Center 332 North Main Street Yazoo City, Mississippi This building, Yazoo’s Main Street School from the time it was built in early 1904, was purchased in 1977 by the Yazoo Library Association through the civic and monetary efforts of citizens and...