Welcome to Clarksdale Mississippi Tourism!
Ever since the 1920′s, Clarksdale, MS
, has been known as the hub for blues culture. Since it’s located where two Highways connect (highway 61 & 49) meet, and where many railroads kept passenger terminals depots fared very well economically for Clarksdale in early times. With it’s economy booming, audiences for entertainment were created, thus allowing the blues culture to flourish.
Many famous blues artists such as: Sam Cooke, John Lee Hooker, Jackie Brenston, Muddy Waters, W. C. Handy, Junior Parker, Ike Turner and Son House were brought up right here in Clarksdale! Clarksdale has kept that historic culture preserved for you in many of the local tourist attractions listed on this site.