Dockery Farms, Cleveland

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Dockery Plantation was a 10,000-acre (40 km2) cotton plantation and sawmill in Dockery, Mississippi, on the Sunflower River between Ruleville and Cleveland, Mississippi. It is widely regarded as the place where Delta blues music was born. Blues musicians resident at Dockery included Charlie Patton, Robert Johnson and Howlin' Wolf. The property was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.

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Home to Dockery Farms is the city of Cleveland in the country of United States. Don't expect lot of visitors to Dockery Farms since it is not a popular tourist spot in Cleveland.

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  • Really a fun place to visit. They have music at the farm that you can listen to that came from the times. It’s like going back to 1910 you can imagine everybody around you working on the farm and packaging the cotton.

  • "Hit the button" enjoyed walking around the farm and listening to some blues, def worth stop if in the area !

  • The Dockery Plantation is widely known as the birthplace of the Blues. The owner of the post-bellum cotton plantation was well known for being kind to the sharecroppers and encouraging of musical pursuits. Today, the plantation is quiet, but the sense of history is apparent. It is a must-visit if in the Delta.

  • A must see blues meca. Hit the button to hear it!

  • This is such a wonderful historic place. If you haven't traveled there and walked the grounds you should put that on your to do list.

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