West TN Delta Heritage Center

From this heritage, artists of all genres have created music, paintings and writings to record the region’s history through the arts.

Early blues musicians Sleepy John Estes, Yank Rachel and Hammie Nixon are known throughout the world for their music, as is Tina Turner for her rock music and Alex Harvey for his country lyrics. These are just a few of the artists who have called Brownsville-Haywood County home and are featured in the Music Museum Room at the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center. The center, which also houses the Hatchie River Museum Room, is also considered to be the welcome center for West Tennessee, representing and offering information about other West Tennessee counties to visitors as they leave I-40 at Exit 56.

The West Tennessee Delta Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, e-mail [email protected]age.com or visit the website at www.westtnheritage.com.