Clarksdale, Mississippi: Muddy Waters Sharecropper Shack

Delta Blues Museum

Address:
1 Blues Alley, Clarksdale, MS
Directions:
Delta Blues Museum. Take US Hwy 49/Desoto Ave. north into town. Cross under the train tracks, then turn left onto 3rd St. Drive four blocks. Turn left at the bank onto Yazoo Ave./John Lee Hooker Lane. Drive one block. You'll see the museum straight ahead; parking lot on the right.
Hours:
Summer M-Sa 9-5, off-season 10-5 (Call to verify)
Phone:
662-627-6820
Admission:
Adults $7.
Muddy Waters Sharecropper Shack
As with other holy homes (such as Lincoln's log cabin), the shack where Muddy Waters lived as a sharecropper, just outside town, was moved indoors and preserved in 2001. A life-size statue of Muddy sits inside. Also in the museum: the outdoor sign from the roadhouse where Robert Johnson was poisoned. [RoadsideAmerica.com Team]

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Muddy Waters Sharecropper Shack

The whole museum was more than I expected. Would love to have photos to share but they're not allowed. It's great! While your'e there, plan to support one of the downtown businesses. They need our help!

[JayBeeYell, 05/11/2019]

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