Delta Hills Pines River Coast Out of State

Markers in the Coast Region

Elvis was born in Tupelo and the Delta is often described as the birthplace of the blues, but Hattiesburg lays claims as the site of the first rock’n’roll recording. Discover how the blues are beamed around the world via satellite radio from Gulfport, and find out via future markers about the rich heritage of theaters and “chitlin’ circuit” venues along America’s “third coast.”