History in the Magnolia State

Mississippi is a beautiful and historic state, rich in culture, natural wonders and historic sites.

From Civil War battlefields to the birthplace of Elvis Presley, the Magnolia State offers a wide array of points of interest. Mississippi, of course, is the birthplace of the Delta Blues and the rich history of the blues can be traced at numerous points along the Mississippi River.

There are also ancient Native American sites, plantations, colonial settlements and even historic lighthouses and beaches.

Battle of Booneville

Battle of Brices Cross Roads

Battle of Corinth

Battle of Grand Gulf

Battle of Raymond

Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee

Battle of Tupelo

Battle of Vicksburg

Beauvoir – Home of Jefferson Davis

Biloxi, Mississippi
Historic Sites & Points of Interest

Biloxi Lighthouse

Birthplace of Elvis Presley

Bynum Mounds

Chickasaw Fort and Village Historic Site

Columbus, Mississippi
Historic Sites & Points of Interest

Corinth, Mississippi
Historic Sites & Points of Interest

Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center

Elizabeth Female Academy

Emerald Mound

Ghost of Deer Island & Firewater Ghost

Graves of Unknown Confederates

Grand Gulf Military Monument

Locust Grove Plantation

Loess Bluff Exhibit

Mississippi Moonshiner’s Submarine

Natchez Trace Parkway

Old Courthouse Museum in Vicksburg

Owl Creek Mounds

Raymond, Mississippi
HistoricSites & Points of Interest

Singing River (Pascagoula River)

Stephen D. Lee Home & Museum

Tennessee Williams Birthplace

Tupelo, Mississippi
Historic Sites & Points of Interest

U.S.S. Cairo – Civil War Ironclad

Vicksburg, Mississippi
Historic Sites & Points of Interest

Waverly Mansion & Gardens