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Bethel A.M.E. Church

Bethel A.M.E. Church 214 S. Monroe St. Yazoo City, Mississippi Organized in 1868, Bethel is the oldest African American congregation in Yazoo City.  After affiliating with the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the congregation moved to this site in 1890.  Designed by A.S. King, Bethel A.M.E. is one of the earliest brick churches built by African Americans in Mississippi, and is the only downtown Yazoo City church building left standing after the fire of 1904.  Although the building has had alterations, Bethel retains its historic Romanesque Revival tower, whose steeple is clad in sheet metal panels stamped to resemble shingles. Download the Yazoo City Historic Churches Self-Guided Tour in PDF format here!  

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Glenwood Cemetery

Glenwood Cemetery, located in Yazoo City, dates back to at least 1856.  A stone marker notes the cemetery property was given to the city by Capt. John Willis and his wife Annie.  A simple marker is placed before a large plot near the creek where the bodies of many Confederate soldiers are buried.  An early newspaper article says they died in the Civil War hospital located on South Main Street.  Located not far from the fountain in Glenwood is a grave surrounded by chain links.  This is known as “The Witch’s Grave.”  The legend of the Witch that burned Yazoo City in 1904 became famous in a book written by Willie Morris.  Morris’ grave is located 13 steps south of the Witch’s grave. Tours are available for groups or individuals, but must be scheduled in advance. Fees may apply. The Yazoo County CVB (Visit Yazoo) can assist your group with

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Downtown Marketplace

  231 South Main Street Yazoo City, Mississippi WWW.CASINOESSENTIALS.COM/CCCR/CAT/no faxing loans 662-746-5031 9:00-5:30 M-Sat. Antiques, collectibles, gifts, furniture, jewelry, casseroles, produce, hand-made crafts, Collegiate gifts, Delta Magazine gifts – many local artists and artisans represented.   Over 80 vendors under one roof!

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Bank of Yazoo City

Bank of Yazoo City mortgages The bank was formed in 1876 by Yazoo County businessmen to aid in recovery of the area’s cotton planters after the Civil War.  It is the oldest financial institution in Yazoo County.  

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Christmas Open House

“Believe in the Magic of Christmas” Saturday, December 13th Christmas Open House – 10AM-Until Lighting of Main Street in Yazoo City – 5:00 PM Carols at the Courthouse – 5:30 – 7PM For more info, please call the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce at 662-746-1273 or visit www.yazoochamber.com “The Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce Presents ‘Believe in the Magic of Christmas’ Christmas Open House, Lighting of Main Street, and Carols at the Courthouse In the spirit of the holiday season, the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce, Yazoo County Economic Development District, and Yazoo County joined together to remember the reason to celebrate the Christmas season. We invite you to join us for a Saturday of fellowship and support for Yazoo County. The end of the day will be a night of caroling by all Yazoo County citizens and guests. From your favorite childhood Christmas songs of Santa watching you to

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B&B Kitchen

business loan no personal credit B&B Kitchen 216 E. Canal St. Yazoo City 662-746-3551 B&B Kitchen in Yazoo City offers daily lunch specials and authentic soul food.

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Stubs Restaurant

  get a loan now Stubs Restaurant 1902 Jerry Clower Blvd. Yazoo City, Mississippi 662-746-1204 Stubs Restaurant is a home town favorite for over 50 years. Serving cafeteria-style lunches and dinners in a large and spacious dining area, as well as a menu full of southern favorites, Stubs is sure to have something to please everyone in your group. Private dining area also available by reservation.    

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Cafe 7

Cafe 7 1527 N. Jerry Clower Blvd. Yazoo City, MS  39194 662-746-8666  Visit Cafe 7 on Facebook!    Cafe 7 is a welcome addition, with ties to a past Yazoo favorite! The cooks at Cafe 7 spent time in the kitchen of Yazoo’s famous “The Steak House” which unfortunately closed following the passing of the owner, Ms. Bea. Cafe 7 has developed a loyal following in the time since it opened, so be sure to come out and show your support for this brand new Yazoo business! Personal Loans In Nc  

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New Site!

Thanks for visiting the all new website of the Yazoo County CVB!  Please be patient with us as we add our wealth of information about Yazoo County sites and attractions.  For more information, please call our office at 800-381-0662. We hope you will come ‘Soak up some Yazoo’ soon!

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Bentonia Blues Festival

Bentonia Blues Festival Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the Holmes Farm 313 Wilson-Holmes Road, Bentonia, Mississippi June 11-15, 2018 Blue Front Cafe Juke starts at 7 pm each evening Live at the Juke includes performances by: Cedric Burnside Ms. Pleschette Bud “Dr. Who” Carson Roosevelt Roberts, Jr. Robert Connely Farr Randy “19th Street Red” Cohen Nico “Surubi” Mavrich McKinney “Bluesman” Williams” Arion “Baby” Bell Dave Hundrieser Ben Peyton Stay up-to-date with the latest announcements!  “Like” the Bentonia Blues Festival page on Facebook! The 2018 Bentonia Blues Festival will take place all day Saturday, June 16, at the Holmes family farm, 313 Wilson-Holmes Road just north of Bentonia, Mississippi on Highway 49 North. The event will feature food and arts & crafts vendors, RV, and tent camping (fees apply), live music, and more. The Bentonia Blues Festival is a unique down-home style festival that runs on juke joint time… Times and

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