Popular as the 'Little Red Schoolhouse', the Eureka Masonic College was a beautiful educational institution that comprised of two levels brick structure. Spread over 3.6 acres (1.5 hectares) of land, it's Federal architectural style was a beauty. The fanlights above on the doorways and the facade also showcased elements of the Federal architecture. Consisting of two large classrooms on the first level, and a meeting hall on the second level, this school was once said to be the largest structure in the Holmes County.
1008 Cherry Street Vicksburg , MS 39183 +1 601 636 0741
Sitting prettily atop a high hill is the Old Court House Museum. Built between 1858 to 1860 by 100 skilled slave artisans, it is considered to be one of the most outstanding courthouses in the country. The entrance is flanked by four colonnade towering to 30 feet (9.14 meters). Jefferson Davis started his political career on its grounds with a speech. He later on became the Confederate President. It became a museum in 1948 after years of neglect. Stroll through its many rooms for a glimpse of history that is exciting and gloomy at times as many exhibits show the ordeal that the Civil War caused on the local people. The Old Court House Museum has a plethora of relics such as Confederate flags, delicate vintage furniture, china, silver, pre-civil war clothing, toys and fine artifacts. There is a gift shop in the museum where you can buy besides reproduced items, authentic historic coins, shell fragments and more as mementos.
201 West Main Street Raymond, MS 39154 +1 601 713 1068
Saint Mark's Episcopal Church is a historic landmark in Raymond and features on the National Register of Historic Places. It was constructed in 1854 and its architectural characteristics are that of quintessential Greek Revival and Gothic Revival styles including the white facade and stained-glass windows.
3473 Highway 35 S Jackson, MS 39074 +1 601 965 1600
Bienville National Forest is spread over 178,000 acres (72,034 hectares) and is located in the center of Mississippi. It was established in 1934 and was named after French-Canadian soldier Jean Baptiste Bienville. The forest is open to the public and there are a lot of activities like hiking, camping, fishing, horse-back riding and hunting for visitors. The forest is managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture in such a way that conservation is given equal importance as recreation.
Natchez Trace Parkway Madison, MS 39110 +1 800 468 6078
It is an archealogical site located in Madison County, Mississippi. It was from the late Woodland and early Mississippian period, consisting of six burial mounds. One of the mounds is adjacent to Natchez Trace Parkway and is accessible for public visits. Excavations by the National Park Service of the mounds in the 1960s found remains of more than 40 individuals and various artifacts. It got listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the year 1989.
622 Duling Avenue Jackson, MS 39216 +1 601 941 1432
Located across Duling Avenue, the Duling Hall is a modern venue that hosts variety of events. This stylish space is versatile and offers flexibility to the organizers. Private parties, conferences, social events, community functions, concerts, gigs and similar events can be hosted here. It also provides other supporting services like catering and so forth. For more details, check website or call ahead.
Located at the heart of the town Canton, Canton Multipurpose and Equine Center was built as a multi-purpose center, which is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities and spaces to accommodate events of any size. The center comprises of an indoor arena with a capacity to host approximately 2000 people in the grandstand area and a banquet facility at the foyer entrance of the center. This banquet facility has a seating capacity for more than 200 guests and has hosted various cultural and corporate events. Apart from these grand facilities, the center also comprises of various stalls, conference rooms and an outdoor arena which can be used for events. A perfect place to organize events of any size, call or visit their website for more information.
1400 Lynch Street Jackson State University, Historic District Jackson, MS 39217 +1 601 979 2291
Renovated in 2004, The Martin Epps Track and Field Facility is right in the campus of Jackson State University. Originally called Jackson State University Track and Field, it was named after legendary Track and field coach, Martin Epps. It is a world class facility that caters to the track and field needs of the university. The facility has hosted many sports meets and is used regularly by the student athletes.
380 South Lamar Street Mississippi Arts Center Jackson, MS 39201 +1 601 960 1515
If you think most of the venues up for rent are just too substandard or just plain trashy, then The Mississippi Arts Pavilion is the perfect balance of charm, elegance, sophistication and style. Culturally intoxicating and impressive, the venue is perfect for your private parties, weddings, meetings, events and much more. Do it with panache, do it at The Mississippi Arts Pavilion at Mississippi Arts Center.
Over the years, the state of Mississippi has proven itself
a fertile breeding ground of athletic talent, and this museum pays tribute to this lineage. Archival footage can be viewed at interactive kiosks, while jerseys, trophies, gear and photos ...
When it first graced the capital city's skyline in 1924,
this building soared as Jackson's only bona fide skyscraper. Noted for its distinctive lines and crenellated clock tower, a close observation reveals it as nothing less than a scaled ...
This is one of the South's finest examples of Greek
Revival architecture. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this majestic building was Mississippi's state capitol from 1839 1903. The history of Mississippi, from the dawn of time ...