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Dunn-Seiler Museum

Rocks, fossils and other geological pieces including triceratops skull and sabertooth tiger head.
MSU Campus, Hiblun Hall
Starkville, MS 39759
Phone: 662.325.3915
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Guided tours by appointment
Admission: Free
 

Edmondson Cemetery

Edmondson Cemetery was founded 1844, and rests on a tree shaded hilltop. Graves include those of early settlers in this area, including Indian traders, politicians and Civil War veterans.
782 Stateline Rd. (Main St.) Just west of I-55
Southaven, MS
Phone: 662-393-8770
www.sodesoto.com
Hours: Daily from dawn to dusk
Admission: Free
 

Ellis Bridge Civil War Site

The battle of Ellis Bridge was fought three miles west of West Point, MS along Sakatonchee Creek on Feb. 21, 1864.
Hwy 50 West
West Point, MS 39773
Phone: 662.494.5121
Fax: 662.494.6396
www.wpnet.org
Admission: Free
 

Elvis and Priscilla Presley's Honeymoon Cottage

In the early years of their marriage, the cottage provided a private getaway for the couple. The home is not open for tours, but is a popular visitors site.
5921 Goodman Rd. West at Hwy 301 South
Horn Lake, MS 38637
Phone: 662.393.9897
Fax: 662.393.2942
www.hornlakechamber.com
Admission: The home is not open for tours, but is a popular site for visitors.
 

Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum

The original birthplace of the "king of rock and roll" includes the modest home Elvis' father built, a statue of Elvis with his first guitar, memorial chapel, walk of life, fountain of life, park, story wall, gift shop with items to build your own Elvis memorabilia collection, and newly remodeled museum, "TIMES AND THINGS REMEMBERED".
306 Elvis Presley Dr.
Tupelo, MS 38802
Phone: 662.841.1245
Fax: 662.690.6623
www.elvispresleybirthplace.com
Hours: May-Sep: Mon-Sat 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Oct-Apr: Mon-Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun 1-5 p.m. (Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas)
Admission: Yes
 

Elvis Statue

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Placed in honor of Elvis Presley, Tupelo’s most famous native son, this larger than life statue was placed to commemorate the 35th anniversary of Elvis’ death in August, 2012.  It faces east toward his birthplace with Tupelo City Hall over his left shoulder and the Tupelo Hardware (where Gladys bought Elvis’ first guitar) over his right shoulder.

 

Fairpark District – 71 East Troy Street, Tupelo, MS 38804
800-533-0611
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Evans Memorial Library

This library and museum, nationally known for its historical materials, houses volumes of genealogical research materials.
105 North Long St.
Aberdeen, MS 39730
Phone: 662.369.4601
www.tombigbee.lib.ms.us/evans
Hours: Mon-Thu 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Admission: Free
 

First Missionary Baptist Church

One of the oldest historically African-American churches in the area. Although it was rebuilt in 1921, church records precede turn-of-the-20th century.
513 North Matubba St.
Aberdeen, MS 39730
Phone: 662.369.2542
Toll-Free: 800.634.3538
www.aberdeenms.org
Hours: By appointment only
Admission: Free, but donations accepted
 

Fitch Farms/Galena Plantation

A 7,000-acre working plantation and accommodations in restored pre-Civil War cabins. Tour the original home of Nathan Bedford Forrest after horseback riding among the majestic trees. Hunting packages for some of the finest quail, deer & turkey hunting around as well as large event facilities and outdoor areas.
From Holly Springs, MS — Go West on HWY. 4 for 6.5 miles to Laws Hill Road. Go South 1.7 miles to Thomas Road, and then 1.8 miles to the Plantation.
Holly Springs, MS 38635
Phone: 662.252.8855
www.fitchfarms.com
Admission: Yes
 

Forrest Hill Cemetery

This historical site predates the Civil War. Tombstone markings identify graves as far back as the mid 1860's. Slaves and a few Confederate soldiers are buried here. The cemetery is the resting place of many prominent black families of the Corinth area including the city's only black mayor, E.S. Bishop. The cemetery is still in use today.
Just off Bunch St.
Corinth, MS 38834
Hours: Open Year Round
Admission: Free
 
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