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Housed in the third permanent jail built in Noxubee County. Books cased inside the jail cells. Still includes gallows. Romanesque architecture, National Register of Historic Places, Mississippi Landmark.
c. 1838. Example of the Greek Revival style. A campus landmark, Oakland serves as a center for religious activities. Belle Lettres and Old President's Home.
Approximately 300 buildings and homes listed in National Register and identified and marked sites of the battle that took place on Febuary 22, 1864.
A National Historic Landmark and one of America's finest examples of Greek Revival public architecture, the Old Capitol building served as state capitol from 1839 to 1903, housing such notable events as the passage of the Ordinance of Secession.
Built in 1889, restoration work uncovered the original coal-burning fireplace. The upper floor contains a maximum security or "death cell," which was constructed as a cell within a cell.
The Old Country Store is in a building that is over 100 years old and has been an incarnation of many things, the most recent being the home of a soul food buffet. Lunch consists of ribs, fried chicken (of course), greens, dirty rice, candied yams, and yes, cornbread. And as for the flavorful fried chicken, some people say it’s the best they’ve ever had in their life and will swear by it. Mr. D will be glad to sing on the spot about his Grandmama’s cornbread. Down Home Southern Cooking Buffet Restaurant. The best southern fried chicken in the south. The 1875 building remains in its natural state, unrestored. Crafts. Shopping.
To fully understand the Vicksburg Campaign and Siege and the Vicksburg National Military Park, you must first grasp the terrain, the leaders and their strategies and the people who endured the horrendous 47-day siege. This is brought to life by the 250 square foot diorama of the battlefield with 2,300 miniature soldiers and the film “The Vanishing Glory”. The museum houses 250 ship models, with exhibits for tow boats and river boats, a large WBTS gunboats collections and U.S. Navy vessels named for people and places in Mississippi.
War Memorial Park is Pass Christian's central park which was organized in 1945 in memory of young men from the city who served in World War II. The park includes a monument dedicated to those who served in the armed forces, as well as pedestal plaques placed by the Bicentennial Committee of Pass Christian in 1976, dedicated to the Declaration of Independence, the Liberty Bell, the Flag, the Constitution and the Star-Spangled Banner. There are also monuments to those lost in hurricanes Camille and Katrina, as well as a monument dedicated to the volunteers who helped the city after Katrina. The park also has playgrounds, a recreational walking and exercise track, a gazebo, and a number of unique tree sculptures created by artist Marlin Miller, including a soaring eagle dedicated to Tuskegee Airman Col. Lawrence E. Roberts.
c. 1906. Renovated Historic Depot, with meeting space for 75.
Picayune's classic city hall building is a prominent landmark located on Goodyear Boulevard. Built during 1938-39 and designed by Mr. Wilfred S. Lockyer, an architect and professional musician.
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