Haven United Methodist Church

Aaron Henry’s church and site of the first Clarksdale NAACP. Haven served throughout the civil rights movement as a meeting place and safe house for activists. Located at 404 Yazoo Ave, Clarksdale.


Payne, Charles M. I’ve Got the Light of Freedom: the Organizing Tradition and the Mississippi Freedom Struggle. Berkeley: University of California P, 1995.

Henry, Aaron, and Curry Constance. Aaron Henry: the Fire Ever Burning. Jackson: University P of Mississippi, 2000.