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Memphis Minnie’s Mississippi Blues Trail Marker and Gravesite

Memphis Minnie's GravesiteNew Hope M.B. Church Cemetery
7564 Norfolk Road
Walls, MS 38680
662-393-8770
www.msbluestrail.org

Memphis Minnie, born Lizzie “Kid” Douglas in 1897, is considered by many to be the best female blues singer of all time. She received her first guitar in 1905 as a Christmas present and was among the first twenty performers elected to the Hall of Fame at the inaugural W.C. Handy awards in 1980.