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The beautiful but somber memorial serves as a reminder of the 172 dead or missing on the Mississippi Coast due to the historic storm.
Memorial is dedicated to the Gulf Coast victims who perished in Hurricane Katrina.
The church was built in 1909 by Mr. and Mrs. James Pursell as a gift to the parish and contains the original Tiffany windows.
In Walls, you will find a parking area available on top of the Bluff, overlooking the Mississippi River basin, known as the Delta. Close by, just yards off the road, are two ancient Indian Burial Mounds
How American Indians used the mounds varied. The purposes of most mounds found are shrouded in mystery, but are believed to be sacred monuments to the dead.
The church is the site of an Indian mission founded by Dutch priests in 1884.
Site of the home of Irene Magruder (1898-1973), the first African American in Indianola to open her home to Civil Rights workers during Freedom Summer in 1964.
c. 1805. Oldest frontier style structure in the Pearl River Valley. Built by Rev. John Ford, a legislator and member of the state's Constitution Writing Committee. Guests have included Andrew Jackson and Bishop William McKandree.
Home of the Singing River Art Association. View changing exhibits of local art. Shop for original paintings, pottery, print, prints, photps and more. Explore the Jolly McCarty Art Depot, the only gallery with a historic train depot on the Gulf Coast.
This veteran’s memorial walkway contains more than nine hundred-fifty engraved bricks, and is housed at the old courthouse on beautifully landscaped grounds.
Lansdowne is a modest Greek Revival style residence, a beautifully preserved document of mid-nineteenth-century taste in architecture and interior decoration. According to family tradition, Lansdowne was constructed in 1853 for George M. Marshall and his wife Charlotte, whose descendants still occupy the house today. The home is often available for tour during the Spring or Fall Pilgrimage seasons.
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