Places

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 […]

Head Start Schools of Neshoba County

Head Start is a pre-school program for disadvantaged children that grew out of the civil rights movement. It was funded […]

Henry Latimer’s Grocery

Mr. Henry Latimer was the first black person to own and operate a grocery store and service station, pictured below, […]

Highway 51

Meredith Mississippi March Against Fear came through Grenada via Highway 51 on June 15, 1966. A voter rally was held […]

Highway 51

On June 5, 1966, James Meredith began his “March Against Fear” to protest racism. He began in Memphis, Tennessee, and […]

Hinds County Courthouse

In Hinds County court, attorney R. Jess Brown represented Freedom Riders, like Stokely Carmichael, Rita Carter, Catherine Burks, James L. […]

Holmes Courthouse

The Holmes County Courthouse was the sight of the first attempt to register to vote in Holmes County by fourteen […]

Home of Fannie Lou Hamer

In 1969, the Hamers moved to this location. The lot was purchased by Charles McLaurin and Joe Harris (manager of […]

Home of Herman & Hattie Sisson

Night riders were a very real danger to supporters of the Civil Rights Movement, especially so in the autumn of […]

House of Sister Thea Bowman

This traditional shotgun bungalow was home of Sister Thea Bowman, well-known author, evangelist, teacher and lecturer. It was built around […]

Howcott Monument

This monument was created for slaves that went off to the Civil War with the Harvey Scouts from Madison. These […]