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Corinth Coliseum Civic Center

Benjamin Franklin Liddon, a local banker and civic leader, designed and constructed the Coliseum Theater in 1924 with a capacity of 999 seats. The theatre is a showplace of Victorian and Art Deco Design. Such elements as black and white tile, ornamental plaster on the ceilings, imported white marble wainscoting and a grand staircase warrant its inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. It is also a Mississippi Landmark.
404 Taylor St.
Corinth, MS 38835
Phone: 662.287.2995
Hours: Open Year Round
Admission: Free

Corinth Contraband Camp

In 1862, a contraband camp was built at Corinth to house escaped slaves seeking refuge with the Union Army. The 600-acre camp had a successful working farm, church, commissary, hospital, school and housing area. As many as 6,000 people resided in what was considered a "model camp." The 1st Alabama Infantry Regiment of African Descent was recruited from the camp for service in the Union Army. The present site is comprised of 21-acres with pedestrian promanade. Bronze figures depicting life in the camp will be added beginning in November 2008.
North Parkway St.
Corinth, MS 38835
Phone: 662.287.8300
Fax: 662.286.0102
Toll-Free: 800.748.9048
Hours: Daily, Dawn to Dusk
Admission: Free

Corinth Genealogy Society

The Corinth Genealogical Society contains family file folders, family history books, surname books, census records, some marriage and tax probate records.
1828 Proper St.
Corinth, MS 38834
Phone: 662.286.0075
Details: Open Year Round
Summer Hours: Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Winter Hours: Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Opened by request
Admission: Free

Corinth National Cemetery

Gravesites of 1,793 known and 3,895 unknown Civil War soldiers. Interments represent 273 regiments from 15 states.
Horton St.
Corinth, MS 38834
Phone: 662.287.8300
Fax: 662.286.0102
Toll-Free: 800.748.9048
Hours: Daily 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Admission: Free

Corinth Railroad Crossing

This crossroads of the Memphis-Charleston and the Mobile-Ohio, identified Corinth as a strategic location in the Western Theater during the Civil War. These were the only two major standard-gauge railroads in the Confederacy and prompted the Battle of Shiloh as well as the Battle of Corinth.
215 N. Fillmore St.
Corinth, MS 38834
Phone: 662.287.8300
Fax: 662.287.0102
Toll-Free: 800.748.9048
Admission: Free

Corinth Theater-Arts

A thriving community theatre and performing-arts venue with an eight-show season of drama, comedy, musicals and children's productions as well as other events. Since 1968, enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers have worked to make CT-A a strong, vital and innovative presence in northeast Mississippi.

303 Fulton Drive
P.O. Box 127
Corinth, MS 38835
Business office hours 1-6 p.m., Tuesdays-Fridays
(662) 287-2995
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Cotrell Cemetery

The final resting place for many noted African-Americans who played important roles in Holly Springs and the South.
W. Boundary St.
Holly Springs, MS 38635
Phone: 662.252.3232
Admission: Free

Cotton District

The most photographed area in the community and a model for "New Urbanism", this district was formerly a collection of row houses and shanties associated with the neighborhood cotton mill. This district is now filled with award-winning, brightly colored buildings evocative of Savannah, Charleston and New Orleans. Capture the flavor of the Deep South with a stroll through the historic Cotton District, nationally known as the model for new urbanism
University Dr.
Starkville, MS
Phone: 662.323.3322


Crossroads Museum

Display of all things Corinth from the Paleolithic period to the present day. Housed in the Historic Corinth Depot, permanent displays emphasize transportation and the Civil War.
Historic Corinth Depot
Corinth, MS 38835
Phone: 662.287.3120
Hours: Tue-Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: Yes

Crow's Neck Environmental Education Center

Northeast Mississippi's premier residential environmental education center offering hand-on learning adventures. Beautiful venue for camping or retreats. 530-acre wooded peninsula surrounded by 6,600-acre Bay Springs Lake. School groups, church groups and business groups are welcome. Ideal setting for weddings & family reunions.
281 CR 115
Tishomingo, MS 38873
Phone: 662.438.6751
Fax: 662.438.6767
Hours: Daily, pending activities
Admission: For classes only; Not to walk around
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