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Things To Do in Mississippi
          
  1. Visit the Biloxi Lighthouse

    Biloxi Light is a lighthouse in Biloxi, Mississippi, adjacent to the Mississippi Sound of the Gulf of Mexico. The lighthouse has been kept by female keepers for more years than any other lighthouse in the United States. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973 and declared a Mississippi Landmark in 1987.

  2. Visit Natchez National Historical Park

    Natchez National Historical Park commemorates the history of Natchez, Mississippi, and is managed by the National Park Service. The park consists of three distinct parts. Fort Rosalie is the site of a fortification from the 18th century, built by the French, and later controlled by the United Kingdom, Spain, and the United States. The William Johnson House is the home of William Johnson, a free African American barber and resident of Natchez whose diary has been published.

  3. Visit Vicksburg National Cemetery

    Vicksburg National Military Park preserves the site of the American Civil War Battle of Vicksburg, waged from May 18 to July 4, 1863. The park, in Vicksburg, Mississippi, and Delta, Louisiana, also commemorates the greater Vicksburg Campaign, which preceded the battle. Reconstructed forts and trenches evoke memories of the 47-day siege that ended in the surrender of the city. Victory here and at Port Hudson gave the United States control of the Mississippi River.

  4. Visit the U.S.S. Cairo Museum

    USS Cairo (1861) was a City class ironclad gunboat constructed for the Union Navy by James B. Eads during the American Civil War. She was the first vessel of the City class ironclads, also called the Cairo class. Cairo was the first ship sunk by a naval mine, on 12 December 1862 in the Yazoo River.

  5. Visit Vicksburg National Military Park

    Vicksburg National Military Park preserves the site of the American Civil War Battle of Vicksburg, waged from May 18 to July 4, 1863. The park, in Vicksburg, Mississippi, and Delta, Louisiana, also commemorates the greater Vicksburg Campaign, which preceded the battle. Reconstructed forts and trenches evoke memories of the 47-day siege that ended in the surrender of the city. Victory here and at Port Hudson gave the United States control of the Mississippi River.

  1. Visit the Civil War Park in Vicksburg

  2. Visit the Blues Museum in Clarksdale

    The Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale exists to collect, preserve, and provide public access to and awareness of the blues. Along with holdings of significant blues-related memorabilia, the museum also exhibits and collects art portraying the blues tradition, including works by sculptor Floyd Shaman and photographer Birney Imes.

  3. Visit Eudora Welty House

    The Eudora Welty House in Jackson, Mississippi was the home of author Eudora Welty for nearly 80 years. It was built by her parents in 1925. In it she did all her writing, in an upstairs bedroom. Welty created the garden over decades. The house was first declared a Mississippi Landmark in 2001, added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002, and declared a National Historic Landmark in 2004.

  4. Visit Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

    The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is located in Jackson and is the largest museum in state of Mississippi.

  5. Visit the Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum

    The Biedenharn Museum and Gardens is a botanical garden and museum located beside the Ouachita River at 2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe, Louisiana. It is open Monday-Saturday, and half days Sunday. The Biedenharm Museum was built in 1913 as a private home by Joseph Augustus Biedenharn (December 13, 1866-October 9, 1952), who is credited with first bottling the popular soda fountain drink Coca-Cola in the summer of 1894.

 
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