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You can't go wrong on Mississippi's Great River Road: Click on the community buttons at left to explore our attractions by cities and communities, or peruse this Road-wide list, which is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Auburn

400 Duncan Avenue Natchez, MS 39120 P: (601) 442-5981 http://www.auburnmuseum.org/ Auburn is owned and operated by the City of Natchez. It was bequeathed to the city, along with over 100 acres of land, by the heirs of Dr. Stephen Duncan, … Continue reading

Blue Scenic Drive

I-20 Exit 4B/ East Clay Street Vicksburg, MS Blue shield shaped signs lead the way from the Vicksburg National Military Park to African American history, 1822-1870 period homes, churches, The Old Court House Museum, restaurants, Southern culture, unique shops, murals … Continue reading

Clarksdale Walk of Fame

P O Box 160 Clarksdale, MS 38614 662-627-7337 800-626-3764 Bronze plaques highlighting local persons of national or international recognition are installed in sidewalks throughout downtown Clarksdale.

Confederate Memorial Service and Picnic

Confederate Memorial Service and Picnic Apr 26, 2015 2:00pm Hernando Memorial Cemetery, Oak Grove Rd, Hernando The Sons of the Confederate Veterans will hold a free memorial service at the Hernando Memorial Cemetery, located off Hwy 51, to honor those … Continue reading

Cypress Preserve

Highway 82 West Cypress Lane Greenville, MS 38701 Greenville Cypress Preserve is a sixteen acre tract of land that protects three stands of ancient Cypress trees in sloughs, a block of mixed woodland and a meadow opening. There is an … Continue reading

Delta Bluffs Scenic Byway

Follow the road less traveled for a relaxing tour of our historic Delta Bluffs Scenic Byway.   You can begin at Exit 280 on I-55 and follow Commerce Street in Hernando, to the DeSoto County Museum. From there, follow Highway … Continue reading

Downtown Natchez Walking Tour

640 S. Canal Natchez, MS 39120 P: 601-446-6345 An excellent way to become familiar with Natchez is by touring the historic downtown area on foot. Most walking tours begin at Bluff Park, the grassy promenade that skirts Broadway and overlooks … Continue reading

Duff Green Mansion

1114 First East Street 601-636-6968 Tours available daily. The lovely 3-story Duff Green Mansion was constructed by skilled slave labor and was used as a hospital for Confederate and Union soldiers during the Civil War. Features beautifully intricate wrought iron, … Continue reading

Dunleith

84 Homochitto Street Natchez, MS 39120 P: (601) 446-8500 F: (601) 446-8554 http://www.dunleith.com/ Dunleith is open for tour year round and tours run between 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., but can also accommodate groups by request. For more information on … Continue reading

En Francais

640 S. Canal Street Natchez, MS 39120 P: (800) 647-6742 Region: Downtown http://www.natchezpilgrimage.com/ Pour les tours en français. Tous les visiteurs francophones de France, de Belgique, de Suisse, du Québec, de l’Afrique dite francophone et d’ailleurs, peuvent entrer en contact … Continue reading

Gateway to the Blues Visitor Center

Begin your next road trip at the Tunica Visitors Center on Highway 61, the entrance of America’s Blues Highway. Then travel the Mississippi Blues Trail – a journey of over 120 historical markers scattered throughout the state that tell the … Continue reading

Haunted Vicksburg

P.O. Box 822805 Vicksburg, MS 39182 601-618-6031 principaltours@yahoo.com www.hauntedvicksburg.com Check the website for start times.  March-October features an 11 block walking tour of “Old Town” Vicksburg “Tales of Horror, Death and Haunting in the Old South.” November-February features an appointment … Continue reading

Historic District Walking Tour

PO Box 160 Clarksdale, MS 38614 662-627-7337 Walking tour of the beautiful historic district of Clarksdale including the Tennessee Williams Park and the Historic home of past governor of Mississippi, Earl Brewer.

Historic Downtown Shopping

600 Third Street Cleveland, MS 38732 662-843-2712 www.clevelandmschamber.com Quaint shopping district along the downtown greenstrip houses cafes and specialty shops. Located in the Historic Shopping District. You can find fine art and antiques along with women, men, and children’s clothing, … Continue reading

Historic Downtown Vicksburg

Washington Street Vicksburg, MS 39183 601-634-4527 www.downtownvicksburg.org Rich in natural, historical and architectural resources, downtown Vicksburg is a beautiful home to many of our city’s oldest and most viable businesses and boasts an exceptional mix of retail shops, restaurants, museums, … Continue reading

Homochitto National Forest

You will find nature at its finest throughout the Homochitto National Forest. Spend hours hiking along the many creeks and trails that thread this enchanting woodland. The Clear Springs Recreational Area consists of a man-made lake, campground, picnic grounds, swim … Continue reading

Jackson Street Missionary Baptist Church

1416 Jackson Street 601-634-6535 c. 1905. Gothic Revival-style church thought to be the largest church built and owned by African-Americans in Mississippi. Drive-by only.

King Solomon Baptist Church

1401 Farmer Street 601-638-7658 c. 1880. Gothic Revival-style church was founded by King Solomon as a mission in 1859, under the name of Mount Pleasant Baptist Association. Drive-by only.

Lake Washington-Chatham

Turn right off highway 1 South to Chatham (Drive by only) Chatham, MS 38731 Turn right off highway 1 South to Chatham and visit Roy’s Country Store, a step back in time.  As you follow the lake southward, many splendid … Continue reading