James Ceranti Nissan is honored to serve the Greenwood, Mississippi, community because of its rich heritage, fascinating culture, and — most importantly — its incredible citizens.
Greenwood, Mississippi, has cemented its place in music history with its unique contributions to the blues. The area’s contributions to the genre are so significant that Greenwood is home to seven markers on the Mississippi Blues Commission’s Blues Trail. Greenwood’s most significant contribution to the blues was Robert Johnson, a talented recording artist who tragically died at 27. His impact on blues history is so significant that he has three gravesites memorializing his death.
Greenwood has a fascinating history that is kept alive through cultural centers meant to educate new generations of citizens. For those who can’t get enough of the blues, the Back in the Day Museum provides fascinating insight into the intersection of music and history in the area. On top of the town’s musical impact, Greenwood also served as the backdrop for many important Civil Rights Movement events and has a few markers on the Mississippi Freedom Trail. Greenwood also houses the Museum of the Mississippi Delta, which is home to a large assortment of Native American artifacts, agricultural wares, and Leflore County history.
There is so much to do in Greenwood, Mississippi. Outdoor enthusiasts and sportsmen will love the wide-open Mississippi Delta that offers excellent opportunities for duck and trophy deer hunting. Fort Pemberton Memorial Park is a lovely place to visit and reflect. Greenwood, Mississippi, was where the film The Help was filmed, and movie buffs can visit the town to tour significant locations from the motion picture. After you wear yourself out shopping or admiring the unique architecture on Howard Avenue, pay a visit to Viking Cooking School to learn how to make delicious food from world-class chefs.
Greenwood, Mississippi, natives looking for a new or pre-owned vehicle should stop in at James Ceranti Nissan — your hometown dealership.