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Gus Cannon Gravesite

Born in 1874, Gus Cannon was a banjo player who also "played the jug." He wrote and first recorded the song, "Walk Right In," which became a number one hit for the Greenwich Village folk group, the Rooftop Singers in 1963.
Oak Grove M.B. Church Cemetery
2451 Highway 51 South
Hernando, MS

Phone: 662.393.8770
Fax: 662.393.8771
Admission: Free


c. 1843. Built by Isaac Williams and his brother, Thomas. Both were "free men of color" from South Carolina. Isaac as a laborer and Thomas was a blacksmith. This raised cottage is reinforced with handmade bricks, and its chimneys still stand perfectly straight after over 150 years.
Columbus, MS 39703
Phone: 662.329.3533
Fax: 662.329.8969
Toll-Free: 800.920.3533
Admission: Free


If you've ever wanted to get inside the brain of a teenager, or explore the coarser side of human biology, then you're ready to be exposed to the full-bodied fun of HealthWorks! North Mississippi, the new children's health-education center in Tupelo. Come and explore the Let's Play Grossology exhibit, Pulse Racers, the Choices Game, and Decisions Diner. All these great exhibits for school children in Kindergarten through eighth grade will help inspire a life-time of healthful habits.
219 South Industrial Rd.
Tupelo, MS 38801
Phone: 662.377.5437   
Toll-Free: 800.843.3375
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Admission: Tickets are $4 for children ages 2 to 92 and free for children under 2
Tags: Tupelo Museums

Heflin House Museum

c. 1858. Antebellum home filled with furnishings and objects from the late 1800s. Tells the story of Panola County from Indian times through 1900's.
304 South Main St.
Sardis, MS 38666
Phone: 662.487.3451
Hours: 3rd Sun of each month 1-4 p.m.; Or by appointment
Admission: Donations accepted

Hernando DeSoto River Park

Situated on the banks of the river just north of Lake Cormorant. It is DeSoto County’s only access to the Mississippi River.

Hill Crest Cemetery

Cemetery is the burial site of 13 Confederate Generals including Confederate Maj. Gen. Edward Cary Walthall, Brig. Gen. Winfield Scott Featherston, Brig. Gen. Samuel Benton, Brig. Gen. Daniel and Chevilette Govan. Burial site of heroes, and heroines of the 1878 yellow fever epidemic and Hiram Revels, the 1st African American elected to the United States Senate.
Elder Ave. at Market St.
Holly Springs, MS 38635
Phone: 662.252.2515
Hours: Daily, dawn to dusk
Admission: Free

Historic Architectural Tour

More than 50 homes and businesses rich in history and varied architectural styles. Maps available.
602 E. Waldron St.
Corinth, MS 38835
Phone: 662.287.8300
Toll-Free: 800.748.9048
Hours: Daily, Dawn to Dusk
Admission: Free

Historic District Walking Tour

Stop by the Tennessee Williams Welcome Center and pick up your walking tour brochure. The welcome center is your starting point.
300 Main St.
Columbus, MS 39403
Phone: 662.329.1191
Fax: 662.329.8969
Toll-Free: 800.327.2686
Hours: Mon-Sat 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: Free

Historic Districts Tour

Tour our five historic districts that tell the story of Starkville: Old Main Historic District, Greensboro Historic District, Overstreet Historic District, Nash Street Historic District, and The Cotton District.
200 E. Main St.
Starkville, MS 39759
Phone: 662.323.3322
Fax: 662.323.5815
Toll-Free: 800.649.8687
Admission: Free

Historic Downtown New Albany

Visitors to this charming town, established in 1850, will enjoy their stay with abundant shopping opportunities, great dining, and much more.
Bankhead Street and Main Street Historic Downtown
New Albany, MS 38652
Phone: 662.534.3438
Toll-Free: 888.534.8332
Admission: Free
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