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The Carrollton Community house is a fine example of WPA construction and architecture. Built in 1936, it is constructed of native pine logs.
General store, gristmill, mechanical music collection, country and movie memorabilia. Hot roasted peanuts, glass bottle Coca-Cola & old fashion hoop cheese are local favorites and available for purchase.
c. 1850. Gothic-style chapel. Historic cemetery. Beautiful wooded setting. Site of the annual "A Day In The Country" festival on first Saturday in October.
c. 1857. Gothic Revival Church made of stone on terraced knoll. Oldest Episcopal Church in Mississippi. One of many historic structures on a scenic-loop tour.
c. 1839. One of the first buildings built for public assembly in Vicksburg, the cornerstone was laid by Bishop Leonidas Polk who later served as a Lt. General in the Confederate Army. In spite of the shelling during the siege, the Rev. W. W. Lord conducted daily services. Many original furnishings are still in use in the weekly worship services. Features two Tiffany stained-glass windows.
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church has been a place of spiritual refreshment for nearly 150 years and remains an active congregation of the Diocese of Mississippi. With its slate roof and steeple, the church can be spotted from all parts of the city. Noted in the National Register of Historic Places, Holy Trinity boasts six Tiffany stained glass windows and the only known windows to honor those who died on both sides in the Civil War. Home to the Conservatory of Fine Arts.
c.1910 Quitman Train Depot houses the Clarke County Chamber of Commerce
c. 1857. Clarmount Baptist traces its beginnings to 1857, when the congregation purchased land in Giles Bottom. The church moved from the low river lands to their present site a few years afterwards.
c. 1900. Collins Train Depot was once known as the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad Depot. Today, this old depot, located in the heart of downtown Collins, has been restored and features a courtyard and rentable facilities for programs and events.
Tour points out Columbus' most interesting and historic architectural details.
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