Motel 6 West Helena

1207 US 49 and Sharon Street, West Helena, Arkansas, 72390, United States | 1 star motel
 

Travel Blogs from West Helena

Down Highway 61

A travel blog entry by helwit

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... also went into town on Saturday nights, around the juke joints, and sang the blues on street corners which encouraged him to think he might be able to make a profession of making music. His story is someone who has worked really hard but never lost sight of his roots. He is coming back to Indianola this June at age 88 for his last homecoming concert - he has been doing this for free for 40 years. It was so enjoyable to listen to music in ...

On the Road Again!!

A travel blog entry by honestman

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... really didn't look in a safe area. I went into Greenwood and boy is it depressed!!! This is the America we don't see.

Up until 1940's the area was very prosperous and once voted top ten high streets in America. Mechanisation in farming seemed to end this 'slave' prosperity and many black Americans moved away to find jobs. Many stayed, but the jobs weren't there. Actually reminded me of New Cumnock on a wet afternoon, no offence to New Cumnock.

Onward I ventured along ...

Memphis to Clarksdale

A travel blog entry by gerryu

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... place! Charlene refuses to touch anything (including me), so it is lucky that we are only spending the one night. Dinner was at the blues club in town. The town is steeped in blues, and hosts about a dozen festivals, fairs or workshops during the year. Nothing much else seems to happen here except the blues. The Ground Zero Blues Club featured a nice live band with local talent - video attached. More BBQ for dinner and more local brew. I had a sweet potato stout - surprisingly ...

We're getting tired of this.................

A travel blog entry by billhall

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... we're going to do.

We hope to go home tomorrow. We'll figure that out in the morning.
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Quote of the day: It's unrepeatable.......and was Bill's comments about how things were run in the restaurant.
Song of the day: I didn't pick one. There aren't any good ice storm songs.
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Stuck in the 50s?

A travel blog entry by kha_and_cb

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... Clarksdale had a very NYC-esque espresso store, and a somehow contradictory but aptly named restaurant called "Rust" that looked well cared for- but there are the desolate streets only one block away. Often, some stores are thriving, abutting a row of abandoned stores.


In fact, so many of the signs looks like they are from the late 1950s or early 1960s, it would seem a fresh coat of paint and a touch of work and ...

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This 1 star motel, located on 1207 US 49 and Sharon Street, West Helena, is near Delta Cultural Center and Storm Creek Lake.
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