25 Famous Landmarks in Mississippi You Should See Story

By Gabrielle T


25 Famous Landmarks in Mississippi You Should See Story

There are many famous landmarks in Mississippi that people don't think about. From Elivis Presley's...

Landmark 1

Mississippi Petrified Forest

Among state locals, one of the most famous places in Mississippi is the Petrified Forest...

Landmark 2

Winterville Site

You may not know it, but Washington County, Mississippi, is home to a major archeological...

Landmark 3

Rowan Oak

The William Faulkner House, known officially as Rowan, was the author's home for 40 years...

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Landmark 4

Biloxi Bay Bridge

The Biloxi Bay Bridge may sound like any other functional bridge. It connects Biloxi and...

Landmark 5

Fillmore Street Chapel

If you find yourself in Corinth, Mississippi, check out the Fillmore Street Chapel. The church...

Landmark 6

Rodney Ghost Town

While Rodney, Mississippi, is still technically an active town, it's been abandoned over the years...

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Mississippi Museum Of Natural Science

If you're passionate about nature or traveling to Mississippi with your family, the Mississippi Museum...

Landmark 8

Old Warren County Courthouse

The Old Warren County Courthouse was originally built in 1858 and is Vicksburg's oldest building...

Landmark 9

Emerald Mound Site

If you look at the National Reister of Historic Places in Mississippi, you'll easily find...

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Landmark 10

Davis Bayous Area Gulf Islands National Seashore

Near Ocean Springs, you'll find the Davis Bayou Area. It's a part nature preserve and...

Landmark 11

Tupelo National Battlefield

During the summer of 1864, the Union fought the Confederacy in Tupelo, Mississippi. This was...

Landmark 12

The Dentzel Antique Carousel At Highland Park

Located in the Highland Park Dentzel Carousel and Shelter Building is the acclaimed carousel that...

Landmark 13

Eudora Welty House & Garden

One of the most famous landmarks of Mississippi is the Eudora Welty House & Garden...

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Landmark 14

Vicksburg National Military Park

The Battle of Vicksburg in 1863 was a battle that split the south. Brothers who...

Landmark 15

Elvis Presley Birthplace

Though the Mississippi Department Of Archives And History has yet to list it as an...

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Landmark 16

Mississippi Dancing Rabbit Creek Treaty Site

Relations between the US government and Native American tribes have always been fraught with conflict...

Landmark 17

Medgar And Myrlie Evers Home National Monument

A famous landmark in Mississippi you don't want to miss is the Medgar and Myrlie...

Landmark 18

Port Gibson Battle Site

The Battle of Port Gibson was an 1863 Civil War battle aimed to help the...

Landmark 19

Mississippi State Capitol

Located in the state's capital, Jackson, is the Mississippi Capitol building. The building serves as...

Landmark 20

Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

As a southern state, Mississippi was an essential part of the Civil Rights Movement that...

Landmark 21

Old Capitol Museum

Built in 1839 as the state's first capitol building, what is now the Old Capitol...

Landmark 22

Natchez Trace Parkway

The Natchez Trace Parkway is a 444-mile road from Nashville, Tennessee, to Natchez, Mississippi. It's...

Landmark 23

Ship Island

Ship Island is a small stretch of land on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. It is...

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Landmark 24

GRAMMY Museum Mississippi

Mississippi has been home to many important figures in music history. From Elvis to B.B...

Landmark 25

Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site

One of the most important places in Mississippi is the Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield...


In Summary

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