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Site of Mississippi's oldest African-American Baptist Church, traced back to the 1830s. The current Romanesque Revival-style building, built in 1908, replaced the earlier structure.
c. 1857. Once a cotton plantation, this beautiful Greek Revival mansion is now restored and open to the public. During the Civil War, Rosswood served as a hospital for the wounded. Examine 1800s plantation diaries and documents. Historic B&B. Member of Bed & Breakfast Association of Mississippi.
c. 1830 View the remains of one of the first churches in the Delta region. During the Civil War the lead was melted from its original stained glass windows to make mini ball ammunitions. Later, the Church fell into ruin.
c. 1928. Brick Romanesque Revival building on the site of the first Roman Catholic Seminary for African-American priests in the U. S.
The Salem Opry House offers a memorable dining experience. Their specialty is fried catfish
but there is a variey of seafood plates to choose from. The menu includes Angus steaks grilled to order.
A two-acre, day-use area built around a memorial to Gen. Sam Dale, a 19th century frontiersman and patriot. Four picnic shelters and several covered pavilions.
c. 1874. Italianate-Victorian home features plaster moldings, extensive collections of quilts, clocks and antiques.
Ship Island Excursions is one of the best keep secrets in Mississippi. Come discover the finest beaches in MS and enjoy a ferry boat ride to Ship Island, Part of Gulf Islands National Seashore. Located 12 miles off the MS Gulf Coast, come swim and shell in the gulf clear surf. Located in Gulfport, MS at the intersection of Hwy 49 and Hwy 90.
Founded in 1835. Present building built in 1874, two stories. Upper story formerly housed Masonic Lodge chapter.
Circa 1884. The Simmons-Wright Company has operated as a general/mercantile store since 1884. With 125 years in business the old saying "if walls could talk" surely holds true.
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