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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.

Oakland Memorial Chapel, Alcorn State University

Alcorn State University Campus, Hwy. 552 W. Lorman, MS c. 1838. Example of the Greek Revival style. A campus landmark, Oakland serves as a center for religious activities. Belle Lettres and Old President’s Home.

Alcorn State

University Campus, Hwy. 552 W. Lorman, MS Alcorn is the oldest public historically black land-grant institution in the United States and the second oldest state supported institution of higher learning in Mississippi. When it was founded in 1871, the institution’s … Continue reading

Charles Evers Blues Marker, Fayette

http://www.msbluestrail.org/locations/charles-evers-map In 1973 Mayor Charles Evers of Fayette and B. B. King began to cosponsor concerts at the Medgar Evers Homecoming in honor of the slain civil rights activist. Dozens of blues, soul, and gospel acts performed at the annual … Continue reading

Farmer’s Market and Crafts

Grand opening: Farmer’s Market May 17, 2014 @ 8:00 am until 1:00 pm. will have crafts, vegetable, fruits, and bake items. Vegetables will be a little later. Come on out and check us out. Sponsored by chamber of Commerce in … Continue reading

Rosswood Plantation

2513 Red Lick Road, Lorman, MS 39096 601-437-4215 The Rosswood Mansion is a classic Greek revival home of 14 rooms, with 14 foot ceilings, 10 fireplaces, columned galleries, a winding stairway, and original slave quarters. Completely restored and furnished with … Continue reading

Springfield Plantation

Springfield Plantation is an antebellum house located in Jefferson County, Mississippi. One of the oldest mansions in Mississippi, the Springfield Mansion was built between 1786 and 1791. The original plantation had over 3,000 acres and was purchased by Thomas M. Green Jr., a wealthy Virginia planter, in 1784. Thomas … Continue reading