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Kermie!

Kermie would probably feel right at home today in Mississippi–it has been raining for over a week, and when it stops, the sound of the frogs is almost deafening.  Nothing like a little water to get a frog all excited. … Continue reading

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Dillon Funeral Home Building

This circa 1935 art moderne style building stopped me in my tracks while we were in Leland.  It is part of the Leland Historic District, which comprises much of downtown. In addition to the curved recess at the windows, the … Continue reading

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Leland Blues Murals

Leland, like many other Delta towns along highway 61, has used blues tourism to bring visitors and economic development to the community.  In addition to the Blues Museum, they have a series of blues-related murals around the town.  On the … Continue reading

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More from the Chickasaw Iron Works

Another example of this apparently common style of commercial building in the Delta, with its familiar iron supports and step, is in the remains of this building in downtown Merigold.  Assuming it was constructed close to the other buildings on … Continue reading

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