Dizzy Dean Rest Stop and Grave, Wiggins – Mississippi Mondays October 14, 2019

Updated to add cemetery links and remove some stuff I forgot to remove before it went live.

This one took a while as I went through several counties and towns in those counties before settling on Dizzy Dean Rest Stop and Grave, Wiggins – https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/32051 for this week’s Mississippi Mondays post.

Official website: No official website


2755 N Azalea Dr, Wiggins, MS 39577

Price: Free

Location of Historical Marker:

Same as above address

Abandoned Playgrounds: No listing located https://abandonedplaygrounds.com/

The Abandoned South: https://theabandonedsouth.tumblr.com/ No listing located

Asylum Projects: http://www.asylumprojects.org/ No listing located

Atlas Obscura No listing located – https://www.atlasobscura.com/

BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/grave/Jay-Hanna-Dizzy-Dean/33893712

Blog Posts by Other Bloggers:


Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=Dizzy%20Dean%20Rest%20Area

Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/266/dizzy-dean

Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=Dizzy+Dean+Rest+Area (not much, but a little)

Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/v/dizzy-dean-rest-area/4c01830ef7ab0f47264316b6

Google Maps: Google Maps Directions for Rest Area

GulfCoast.org: No listing located https://www.gulfcoast.org/

Historical Marker Database (HMDB): https://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=109218

Inspirock: https://www.inspirock.com/ (No listing located)

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/explore/locations/352942181948509/dizzy-dean-rest-area/

Mississippi Encyclopedia: References a museum in Jackson, Mississippi, the museum was later renamed – https://mississippiencyclopedia.org/entries/dizzy-dean/

Mississippi Hills: http://www.mississippihills.org/

Mississippi Hometown Locator: https://mississippi.hometownlocator.com/ Only references the museum in Jackson.

Mississippi Land Conservation Assistance Network: No listing located https://www.mississippilandcan.org/

The Mississippi Link: No listing located http://themississippilink.com/

Mississippi Magazine: No listing located https://www.mismag.com/

Mississippi Museums: No link located http://mississippimuseums.org/

Mississippi Obscura: No listing located https://mississippiobscura.com/

Mississippi Today: https://mississippitoday.org/ No listing located

Mississippi Delta Top 40: No listing located  http://msdeltatop40.com/

Miss Preservation: No listing located https://misspreservation.com/

Mysterious Universe: https://mysteriousuniverse.org/ No listing located

Only In Your State: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/ No listing located

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=Dizzy%20Dean%20Rest%20Area&rs=typed

Roads and Kingdoms: No listing located https://roadsandkingdoms.com/

Roadside America:  https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/32051 (same as link above)

Road Trippers: No listing located https://maps.roadtrippers.com/

Save My Place MS: No listing located http://www.savemyplacems.com/

Silly America: (No Mississippi locations at all) http://sillyamerica.com/

Southern Food and Beverage: No listing located https://sofab.fandom.com/

Southern Spaces: No listing located https://southernspaces.org/

This Is My South: No listing located https://www.thisismysouth.com/

Today in Mississippi: No listing located http://www.todayinmississippi.com/

Traveling Mom: No listing located https://www.travelingmom.com/

Trip Advisor: https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g44095-d4957785-r359885767-McDonald_s-Wiggins_Mississippi.html

TripHobo: No listing located https://www.triphobo.com/

Tripshock: No listing located  https://www.tripshock.com/

Tumblr: No listing located  https://www.tumblr.com/

Twitch channel or search: No listing located https://www.twitch.tv/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/search?q=Dizzy%20Dean%20Rest%20Area&src=typed_query

Vacations Made Easy: https://www.vacationsmadeeasy.com/ No listing located

 Vimeo channel or search: No listing located https://vimeo.com/

Visit the Delta: No listing located https://visitthedelta.com/

VisitMississippi.org: No listing located  https://visitmississippi.org/

Waymarking: No listing located, but there is one in Hot Springs, Arkansas  http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WMX7G8_Dizzy_and_Daffy_Dean_Central_Ave_Hot_Springs_AR

Wikipedia: No listing located – https://en.wikipedia.org/

no mention https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_museums_in_Mississippi; however it is mentioned https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dizzy_Dean#Recognition

Yelp: https://www.yelp.com/biz/dizzy-dean-rest-area-wiggins

YouTube channel or search: https://www.youtube.com/ (didn’t see any videos in my search)

Past Mississippi Mondays postshttps://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/mississippi-mondays/

About ICT Genealogist

Originally from Gulfport, Mississippi. Live in Wichita, Kansas now. I suffer Bipolar I, ultra-ultra rapid cycling, mixed episodes. Blog on a variety of topics - genealogy, DNA, mental health, among others. Let's collaborateDealspotr.com
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