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A beautiful new venue, providing the opportunity to showcase your event in an emerging market with very little entertainment competition. A truly multi-purpose facility, well suited to events of all types, the Batesville Civic Center is conveniently located in Batesville, Mississippi between Memphis, Tennessee and Jackson, Mississippi at the intersection of Interstate Highway 55 and State Highway 6. The Batesville Civic Center staff is dedicated to your events success. Our facility design provides countless possibilities for configuration, making the Batesville Civic Center a great venue for a wide variety of activities. In addition to our Main Arena we offer Meeting Rooms ideal for Banquets, Conferences, and Seminars which are supported by available on-site catering.
In early March, 1864, Union forces defended Yazoo City against a Confederate force led by Gens. Ross and Richardson with their Texas Brigades. The Third U. S. Colored Calvary helped defeat the Confederate forces.
The Bay St. Louis Mardi Gras Museum is located in the Visitor Center at the Historic Train Depot. See Hancock County’s Mardi Gras celebration come alive with beautiful costumes displayed on white porcelain mannequins along with other Mardi Gras memorabilia.
Two conflicting stories, one a fifty-three page handwritten family history, the other a researched account of documented events, address the property from as early as 1840. Both conclude that the majestic structure, built by Joseph Bazsinsky as a town house, remained a home for his large Jewish family through four generations until early in the 21st century.
The congregation was formed in 1870 when African-American members of the Carrollton Baptist Church expressed a desire to have their own house of worship. The current building was constructed in 1923.
Last home of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Includes Beauvoir House, Small Confederate Museum, historic cemetery, Tomb of the Unknown Confederate Soldier, Presidential Library and gift shop.
This historic road, sunken from traffic since the 1820s, was widely used during the Civil War. Today it resembles the old sunken Natchez Trace.
c. 1868. The oldest African-American church in Grenada; site of Civil Rights meetings.
Belmont is one of the few antebellum plantations in the Mississippi Delta that escaped the torch of Union forces. It is contructed entirely of slave-made brick and was completed in 1859 as the home of Dr. William W. Worthington.
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