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Delta Blues Museum Breaks Ground on Muddy Waters Addition

New wing to open in 2012 in Clarksdale, Mississippi

Groundbreaking Ceremony

Muddy Waters Addition Rendering

This photo journal has been created to document the progress through photos of the construction of the new Muddy Waters Addition at the Delta Blues Museum.

Groundbreaking for the construction of the new addition was held on March 22, 2011. Completion of the new wing is expected by the end of 2011, for the grand opening in 2012.

For more information about the Museum or its programs, please call (662) 627-6820, or visit the Museum website at www.deltabluesmuseum.org.

Pictured above at Groundbreaking Ceremony:
L to R: Kevin Clanton, David Carroll, Will Finn / D. Carroll Construction; Commissioner Buster Moton; Cathy Clark / City Clerk; Commissioner Edward Seals; Jim Herring, Johnny Lewis, Dr. Frank Marascalco, Yvonne Stanford / Delta Blues Museum Board; Howard Stovall; Shelley Ritter, Delta Blues Museum Director; Clarksdale Mayor Henry Espy; Curtis Boschert, City Attorney; Maggie Bjorgum, Belinda Stewart Architects; Brian Copeland, Mississippi Department of Transportation; Belinda Stewart, Belinda Stewart Architects [Photo credit: Chuck Lamb / Lamb Photography]



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1 Blues Alley
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Phone: 662-627-6820
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