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Published: 2/27/2014


Hines Farm got the blues

From the late 1930s until the early 1970s, the sprawling 32-acre farm, with an open-air juke joint and enclosed night club, regularly attracted hundreds and sometimes thousands of African-Americans with blues and rhythm and blues bands. Owner Steve Coleman is renovating Griffin's Hines Farm after the previous owner died last year. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

Owner Steve Coleman at the horseshoe-shaped bar of the blues club.  Coleman is renovating Griffin's Hines Farm. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Owner Steve Coleman at the horseshoe-shaped bar of the blues club. Coleman is renovating Griffin's Hines Farm.
THE BLADE/JETTA FRASER
Interior of Griffin's Hines Farm, showing the area in which the musicians would perform.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo Interior of Griffin's Hines Farm, showing the area in which the musicians would perform.
THE BLADE/JETTA FRASER
Exterior of Griffin's Hines Farm in Swanton, Ohio. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Exterior of Griffin's Hines Farm in Swanton, Ohio.
THE BLADE/JETTA FRASER
Griffin's Hines Farm. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Griffin's Hines Farm.
THE BLADE/JETTA FRASER
The blues bar fell into disrepair after the owner died last year. Enlarge The blues bar fell into disrepair after the owner died last year.
STEVE COLEMAN
Enlarge | Buy This Photo "Hines Farm Blues Club" T-shirts on the wall of the club.
THE BLADE/JETTA FRASER


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