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The 19th century town of Carrollton, with its well-preserved square and antebellum architecture, has served as the filming location for numerous movies: "Home From the Hill" (1960), "The Reivers" (1969), "Ode to Billy Joe" (1976), "Minstrel Man" (1977), "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry" (1978), "Mississippi Burning" (1988), and "The Help" (2010).
The Carrollton Community house is a fine example of WPA construction and architecture. Built in 1936, it is constructed of native pine logs.
General store, gristmill, mechanical music collection, country and movie memorabilia. Hot roasted peanuts, glass bottle Coca-Cola & old fashion hoop cheese are local favorites and available for purchase.
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.
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.
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.
c. 1839. Oldest public assembly building in Vicksburg. Daily services were conducted, despite heavy artillery shelling, during the Civil War siege of 1863.
Church is on the National Register of Historic Places. Features six rare Tiffany stained-glass windows. Only 11 of such windows exist in Mississippi.
c.1910 Quitman Train Depot houses the Clarke County Chamber of Commerce
c. 1857. Clarmount Baptist traces its beginnings to 1857, when the congregation purchased land in Giles Bottom. The church moved from the low river lands to their present site a few years afterwards.
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