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Tallahatchie Flats

Tallahatchie Flats

58458 County Road 518 (Money Rd), Greenwood (MS), 38930, United States

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(662) 453-1854

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About Proprietors Billy & Aubrey Whittington and Steve and Regina Lavere have put together a truly unique piece of history for everyone to enjoy. Come on out and enjoy a southern sunset in the Delta!
Description 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 you need.

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 a museum.

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...
  • 58458 County Road 518 (Money Rd), Greenwood (MS), 38930, United States
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