Born in 1874, Gus Cannon was a banjo player who also "played the jug." He wrote and first recorded the song, "Walk Right In," which became a number one hit for the Greenwich Village folk group, the Rooftop Singers in 1963.
Oak Grove M.B. Church Cemetery
The "Killer's" home is referred to as "The Lewis Ranch". The home is a red brick ranch house surrounded by a large brick and board fence. While the home is not open for tours, it is still a popular draw for visitors.
1595 Malone Rd.
Admission: Not open for tours
Born in October, 1899, Joe Callicott spent his whole life in the area south of Memphis. His chief musical associate was Garfield Akers and it was as Akers’ second guitarist that he first recorded in 1929. He recorded some final sessions for the blues documentarian, George Mitchell, in the late 60’s.
Located at Mount Olive C.M.E. Church Cemetery in Nesbit, Joe Callicott’s Blues Trail Marker is one of four markers located in DeSoto County.
Pick pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks, etc. in the Pumpkin Patch in September and October. Start a new tradition and take a ride into the tree farm during November and December. Choose your own live, fresh tree. Cut it yourself, or we can cut it for you. We furnish saws.
1890 Getwell Road North
Nesbit, MS 38651
Hours: Christmas season for tree farm
The Nesbit Blueberry Farm opens mid-June for some of the best blueberry pickin’ in the Mid-South. Don’t want to pick your own? Then purchase already picked gallons fresh or frozen year round. For up-to-date information on the weather, crop tendencies and best picking times, check the website and sign up for emails or tweets. Call ahead for picking conditions or to order pre-pick. The farm is open every Saturday through the winter to purchase fresh-frozen berries! Closed Sunday & Monday during picking season. 690 Bankston Road 662-449-2983 www.nesbitblueberry.com www.twitter.com/nesbitblueberry firstname.lastname@example.org
Plump and juicy blueberries are delicious and, according to recent studies, very good for your health. Join us during the summer months and pick your own blueberries. Open approximately mid-May through the end of June, depending on the weather and the crops. Please call to verify the best picking times.
690 Bankston Rd.
Hours: Call to verify picking dates the best picking hours
The Nesbit Blueberry Plantation will open on or around June 11 in Nesbit, MS. For up-to-date information on the weather, crop tendencies and best picking times, check their website and sign up to receive emails or tweets 3-6 times a day or call ahead for picking conditions or to order pre-pick.
June 1-July 15
Nesbit Blueberry Plantation
123 Malone Road
Hernando, MS 38632
Phone: 662.429.3778 or 662.449.2983