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If you're looking for a historic property nestled in the country then Cedar Grove is just what you need. The property is located several miles south of downtown, but you'll find yourself surrounded by moss- covered cedar trees and a tranquil quiet that will carry your troubles away with the first breeze.
Cedar Hill Cemetery is one of the oldest and largest cemeteries in the United States that is still in use today. It is also the final resting place for Confederate soldiers of the Civil War. Cemetery gates open at 7 a.m. and close at dusk.
Built in 1859 by William Turner, architect of the University’s Lyceum, Cedar Oaks is a Greek revival structure that has survived a tumultuous past. Antebellum home currently open for pre-arranged groups only.
The Center for Marine Education and Research is a state of the art educational interactive museum. Explore a 2,000 sq. ft. facility of interactive exhibits and life-size replicas of sea creatures. Dolphin encounters & presentions are seasonal.
Research center for Southern music, history, folklore, literature and culture housed in restored antebellum observatory.
Center Stage is a live theater that has been entertaining Mississippi’s Gulf Coast for over 30 years. With a year round schedule, Center Stage features an array of popular musicals, dramas, comedies and children’s productions.
The importance of this battle to the outcome of the Civil War was overshadowed only by the fall of Vicksburg.
c. 1850. Gothic-style chapel. Historic cemetery. Beautiful wooded setting. Site of the annual "A Day In The Country" festival on first Saturday in October.
Gravesite of Charley Patton, the founder of Delta Blues.
c. 1857. Gothic Revival Church made of stone on terraced knoll. Oldest Episcopal Church in Mississippi. One of many historic structures on a scenic-loop tour.
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