Whether you’re traveling the “ Blues Highway ” in search
of the spirits of the early blues legends or just seeking to
escape from the hustle and bustle of the modern world
for a bit of serenity, our old-time farm houses have what
Located 3 miles north of Greenwood, Mississippi on the banks
of the Tallahatchie River (of “ Ode to Billie Joe ” fame) on a
Delta cotton plantation, these two to four-room dwellings are
located in a beautiful landscape, overlooking a bend in the
river, and are preserved examples of the small rural homes
that once dotted the Delta countryside where so many great
blues artists were born and raised and wandered.
A similar dwelling a few miles away near Avalon, Mississippi
was the home of blues great Mississippi John Hurt and is now
Could Robert Johnson have actually died in one of them?
His grave in the cemetery at Little Zion Church is less than
a mile away and current knowledge is that he succumbed in
one of the small houses nearby.
So, y’all hitch up the buggy and come on. We’ll leave a
porch light on for ya...