Bonne Terre Country Inn features 15 enchanting guest rooms, four downstairs, nine upstairs, and a large two bedroom suite over the stable. Bonne Terre is the Mid-South's most unique bed and breakfast location offering romantic getaways, ballroom with Veranda overlooking lake, wedding packages, a New England-style wedding chapel with seating for 175, corporate meeting facilities and fine dining.
4715 Church Road West
Born in 1874, Gus Cannon was a banjo player who also "played the jug." He wrote and first recorded the song, "Walk Right In," which became a number one hit for the Greenwich Village folk group, the Rooftop Singers in 1963.
Oak Grove M.B. Church Cemetery
2451 Highway 51 South
The "Killer's" home is referred to as "The Lewis Ranch". The home is a red brick ranch house surrounded by a large brick and board fence. While the home is not open for tours, it is still a popular draw for visitors.
1595 Malone Rd.
Admission: Not open for tours
Joe Callicott was a Nesbitt native and is regarded as one of Mississippi’s finest early bluesman. Born in October, 1899, Joe Callicott spent his whole life in the area south of Memphis. His chief musical associate was Garfield Akers and it was as Akers’ second guitarist that he first recorded in 1929. He recorded some final sessions for the blues documentarian, George Mitchell, in the late 60’s. He served as mentor to Nesbitt guitarist, Kenny Brown.
Located at Mount Olive C.M.E. Church Cemetery in Nesbit, Joe Callicott’s Blues Trail Marker is one of four markers located in DeSoto County.
Take a ride into the number one tree farm in the Mid-South during November and December. Pick out your favorite Christmas tree that you can cut yourself or it can be cut for you. Pre-cut trees are available as well. Christmas gift shop open mid November. Open M-F 10am-6pm, Sat/Sun 8am-6pm.
1890 Getwell Road North
The Nesbit Blueberry Plantation will open on or around June 11 in Nesbit, MS. For up-to-date information on the weather, crop tendencies and best picking times, check their website and sign up to receive emails or tweets 3-6 times a day or call ahead for picking conditions or to order pre-pick.
June 1-July 15
Nesbit Blueberry Plantation
123 Malone Road
Hernando, MS 38632
Phone: 662.429.3778 or 662.449.2983
Plump and juicy blueberries are delicious and, according to recent studies, very good for your health. Join us during the summer months and pick your own blueberries. Open approximately mid-May through the end of June, depending on the weather and the crops. Please call to verify the best picking times.
690 Bankston Rd.
Hours: Call to verify picking dates the best picking hours
The Nesbit Blueberry Plantation opens mid-June for some of the best blueberry pickin’ in the Mid-South. Don’t want to pick your own? Then purchase already picked gallons fresh or frozen year round. For up-to-date information on the weather, crop tendencies and best picking times, check the website and sign up for emails or tweets. Call ahead for picking conditions or to order pre-pick. The plantation is open every Saturday through the winter to purchase fresh-frozen berries! Closed Sunday & Monday during picking season. 690 Bankston Road 662-449-2983 www.nesbitblueberry.com www.twitter.com/nesbitblueberry firstname.lastname@example.org