Inside the Belzoni Museum are many historical facts about our past struggles. Mrs. Daliah Hooker Randall serves as director of the Belzoni Museum. With the help and assistance from of our outstanding Belzoni residents, the Belzoni Museum has many interesting items on display. Ms. Sarah Hood with the assistance of Mr. & Mrs. Lonnie Haynes Sr. and others, donated to the museum a detailed display of the life and death of Rev. George Lee and many other outstanding historical facts about our county. Soldiers and Veterans are recognized. In all areas throughout the museum our citizens are recognized for their accomplishments. There is a segment on Midwives of Humphreys County. A few that are mentioned are Mrs. Willie Turner of Midnight, Mississippi, Mrs. Myles of Belzoni. Mrs. Hattie Mitchell of Deovelente, we know there are others, and we need your help in getting this information to us. One notable item in the Belzoni Museum is a model of the outside toilet. Children find it hard to believe that this was a way of life for many of us, before we had inside bathrooms and running water.
Isola Museum: Inside the Isola Museum you will see pictures of all of the first African American elected officials and business leaders from Isola. Isola along with all areas of Humphreys County has produced an array of doctors, nurses, business owners, CEO's and many outstanding leaders. Mrs. Clara Taylor Reed is the director of the Isola Museum. Mrs. Fannie Scott and others are very active in helping to perserve the Isola Museum. In every room of the Museum there are artifacts, tools, and equipment our ancestors used to survive.
Contact: Presently, Mrs. Eula J. Davis serves as primary contact for the Museum. You may call, email, or write with whatever information you have to share with us. You may also arrange for a visit and in doing so be prepared to give a donation to help keep the doors of this great museum opened. We can be reached by email; firstname.lastname@example.org , by mail, 718 Central Street, Belzoni, Mississippi 39038, (H) 662-247-1451, (C) 662-836-8771.
Humphreys County Cultural Museum In Pictures: Enjoy the sites of the Humphreys County Cultural Museum and please come visit us. We are located on the campus of O. M. McNair Elementary School, 901 Church Street, Belzoni, Mississippi 39038. All tour groups and family reunion groups are welcome and requested to give a donation to the museum.