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From primitive camping to full-service RV accommodations to cozy cabins, Mississippi's State Parks are fantastic places to stay. For complete information, click here.
Make an appointment with J. Stone to get lost in history with rare, early and antique maps, books and prints, all located inside the J.N. Stone House Musicale B&B. Joseph Stone also provides engraved and lithographed maps, botanicals and wildlife prints, historical documents, 16th, 17th 18th & 19th Century items, as well as George Ohr Pottery, Native American Pottery and Navajo weavings.
Sun House Studios
Described by owner, artist, musician, and teacher, Rosalind Wilcox, as a gallery, community center, and educational center, Sun House Studios has a wide display of art as well as a stage for musical performances, and tables and chairs where one can simply sit and enjoy. The gallery features paintings, jewelry, quilting, furniture, and sculptures.
First Baptist Church Santuary
Hand-woven tapestry of Christ praying in the garden of Gethsemne. Tapestry, 22 ft. high by 24 ft., wide was made near Bejing, China.
c. 1875. A Mississippi Landmark built of locally produced brick. Oldest continuously used courthouse in Mississippi. Also home of Tate County Heritage Museum, featuring artifacts of county history throughout the edifice.
The Templeton Music Museum contains over 22,000 pieces of sheet music, records, and instruments from the late 1890s to the early 1900s. Step back to that era each spring when the library hosts the Templeton Ragtime Festival.
"The Business of Music" showcases over 22,000 peices of sheet music, records, and musical instruments from the late 1890's and early 1900's.
Located inside the American Contract Bridge League's headquarters, this state-of-the-art, interactive museum is home to the world's largest collection of bridge memorabilia, trophies, videos and other artifacts related to the game of bridge. The museum also contains the ACBL Hall of Fame, as well as the Albert H. Morehead Memorial Library. Situated just off I-55, this museum is a must see for all bridge playing enthusiasts.
Museum of many aprons dating from the Civil War to present.
An extension of Rock 'n Blues Museum, the Den is a very interesting collection of music and all things
connected to the blues.
The George Poteet History Center, a state-of-the-art 2,400 square foot facility located at the corner of Church Street and Museum Drive in Mantachie, houses the Itawamba Historical Society's Gordon McFerrin Auditorium. Also located in this facility are the society's general offices and the Gaither Spradling Research Library. The library's holdings include more than 1,600 volumes of research material devoted not only to Itawamba County, but most all southern states as well. The society subscribes to more than 30 regional genealogical publications. The library's collections also includes general history and general genealogical areas a large microform collection, archival materials and family history files.
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