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Cassidy Bayou Art and Culture Center

Cassidy Bayou Art and Culture Center was founded in 2011 by Desaix and Buford Anderson.   It’s goal is to promote the arts by featuring the rich and diverse works of artists in the region. This gallery is found across from the court house and next to Sumner Grille. Advertisements

Sumner, Mississippi

Sumner is found in western Tallahatchie County, just down Highway 49 from Clarksdale on the way to Greenwood.

Sumner Grille, Tallahatchie County

Every choice was good ole county food. The kind we like in the Delta.

Emmett Till Interpretive Center, Tallahatchie County

I studied the event in school and talked about it when I was teaching, but when you actually are where it took place, it ushers in a new understanding.

Tallahatchie County Court House, Sumner

Tallahatchie is one of those counties in Mississippi that has two court houses and county seats. One is in Sumner and the other is in Charleston. The courthouse in Sumner was built in 1902. It became famous as the court house where the Emmitt Till case took place.

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