Yazoo City, Mississippi

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Yazoo City, Mississippi, USA

Attractions in Yazoo City, Mississippi

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Bethel A.M.E. Church
    214 South Monroe, Yazoo City, MS 39194
    662-746-7932, Guides and tours are available so that you may see this beautiful church that still has many of its original features. This was the first brick church to be erected by... more info  map

  • Courthouse
    201 East Broadway, Yazoo City, MS 39194
    This three-story, hip roof stuccoed brick structure was completed at a cost of $65,000. The building replaced an 1849 Greek Revival structure; designed by William... more info  map

  • Dalton-Yates House
    214 North Monroe, Yazoo City, MS 39194
    Possibly the oldest remaining house in Yazoo City, although much altered in its present form. The windows and siding of the present structure are replacements of around... more info  map

  • First Presbyterian Church
    231 North Washington, Yazoo City, MS 39194
    662-746-1226, Formed in August 15, 1841, some of the current members are descended from the original seven founders. After the 1904 fire, the present church was built in 1905. The... more info  map

  • First United Methodist Church
    203 North Washington, Yazoo City, MS 39194
    First Methodist services were held in Yazoo City as early as 1828. In 1889, a beautiful brick church was built on the site of the present church. This building was... more info  map

  • Griffin-Norquist House
    627 East Broadway, Yazoo City, MS 39194
    This house was originally three stories with two additional wings off the back. This late Victorian structure featured an ornate staircase built in Philadelphia,... more info  map

  • Mt. Vernon M. B. Church
    137 West Canal Street, Yazoo City, MS 39194
    662-746-3050, The first African-American Baptist congregation in Yazoo City, this church was built in 1870 and features stained glass windows, a magnificent stairway, and a balcony... more info  map

  • St. Mary's Catholic Church
    129 North Washington Street, Yazoo City, MS 39194
    662-746-1680, Organized in 1851, the first church of St. Mary Catholic Church was a small white wooden framed building that was completed around 1856, at the church's present... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Bell Road
    332 North Main, Yazoo City, MS 39194
    662-746-1815, Resembling the famous sunken Old Natchez Trace, this historic road has been used since the 1820's and was widely used during the Civil War period. more info  map

  • Confederate Memorial Monument
    332 North Main Street, Yazoo City, MS 39194
    A monument commemorating the role of Confederate women during the Civil War. more info  map

  • Glenwood Cemetery
    Lithinia Street, Yazoo City, MS 39194
    Corner of Grady Street & Mike Espy Street
    662-746-1815, Visit the legendary "Witch of Yazoo" grave while at this cemetery that also holds the mass grave of unknown Confederate soldiers killed in the Battle of Benton Road. ... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • B.S. Ricks Memorial Library
    310 North Main, Yazoo City, MS 39194
    The oldest library building in the state. Mrs. B.S. Rick's donated $20,000 to construct the library in memory of her husband. The interior features a marble foyer with... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Oakes African American Cultural Center
    312 South Monroe Street, Yazoo City, MS 39194
    662-746-5038, Once the home of A.J. Oakes who played a vital role in the education of African-Americans in Yazoo City, this center features an array of displays and artifacts on the... more info  map

  • Triangle Cultural Center
    332 North Main Street, Yazoo City, MS 39194
    662-746-2273, Located in the downtown area, in a handsome old school building dating from 1904. It is considered by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History to be one of... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Goose Egg Park
    Center of Grand Avenue
    662-746-1815, Served as a "turn-around" loop once used by the Yazoo City streetcar system. Interestingly, that system established in 1909 was city-owned, the first such municipal... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Yazoo County Agricultural Tours
    332 North Main Street, Yazoo City, MS 39194
    662-746-1815, Visit a Mississippi Delta farm and see cotton, catfish, and rice farming as well as a cotton gin and catfish plant. Enjoy traditional Southern food while on this tour. more info  map

  

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