Friday, August 28, 2009

Otha Turner picnic, marker unveiling this weekend

Otha Turner looks on with pride at his granddaughter Sharde Thomas. Photo by Bill Steber

The Otha Turner fife and drum picnic takes place tonight and tomorrow night, and tomorrow (Saturday) at 11am there'll be the dedication of a Mississippi Blues Trail marker in honor of Turner and the African American fife and drum tradition in downtown Como. For more information and directions to the picnic go here.

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