See how agriculture affected our history and culture
Clay Street at National Military Park
Access at Grove and Hope Streets, traffic light #10.
Public access except on Saturday.
Evidence of a once robust Jewish community, the cemetery dates back to 1864. A lunette fortification was built on the property by the Confederacy. On May 19 and 22, 1863, it was the site of fierce fighting and bloodshed. In 1864, t...
Free outdoor Art
Gallery, located in the alley between the Chamber of Commerce and CLM
Insurance, sponsored by the Olive Branch Arts Council.
The Attic Gallery is the oldest independent art gallery in the state of Mississippi. It features Southern folk art, contemporary fine art, handmade pottery, glass, jewelry, and many “blues” related items with funk mixed in. Fodors Guide to the South states “regional art, fine crafts chosen with a...
Home for local artists to showcase pieces and to create art.
Baptist Industrial College
West End District of Hernando
Founded in 1900 by the North Mississippi Baptist Educational Convention, the college was the first school in DeSoto County to offer instruction through grade twelve to African Americans and one of the earliest private schools for African Americans in ...
The Mississippi Delta, and particularly Cleveland, is rich in visual and performing arts. At the center of the lively entertainment scene is the Bologna Performing Arts Center at Delta State University, which attracts nationally acclaimed shows from Blues to Broadway. The Wright Art Center Gallery, also on the Delta State Campus, features rot...
Downtown on Levee Street
A creative adventure into the history of the Mississippi River and the fabulous paddle wheel steamboats that once traveled its mighty waters. Enjoy all the sights and musical sounds within the park and imagine the Mississippi River life that once flourished along these waterways. Explore playful areas, garden area walks, the splash fountain, childr...
DSU campus- Ewing Hall 103
Located in Ewing Hall , North lobby alcove at DSU.
There is a collection of over 50 sculptural life masks of blues performers cast directly from their faces.
Delta State University offers a variety of opportunities for students and visitors. visit www.Deltastate.edu
Tour the beautiful architectural buildings on the campus
Visit the Delta Center for Culture and Learning in Ewing Hall located on the beautiful DSU campus.
See the casting of some the famous local Bluesman in our area a...