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The most familiar landmark in D’Iberville is the Town Clock. It is the centerpiece of the town and is truly the very heart of the community. This beautiful four-faced town clock stands tall upon a three-tiered granite base.
One of the state’s oldest monuments is dedicated to the Confederate dead, erected shortly after the War Between the States, is located in the Old Hernando Memorial Cemetery. Hernando Memorial Cemetery has the largest number of Confederate graves in DeSoto County with 100 marked graves and a mass grave for 60 soldiers.
The DeSoto County Courthouse is the anchor of Hernando square, built in 1942 after the previous French Castle courthouse burned in 1940. Learn the history of famed Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto, who explored this area in 1541-1542, through the restored paintings that depict Hernando DeSoto's voyage to discover the Mississippi River. Open Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm
Enjoy all that historic downtown Hattiesburg has to offer, including boutiques, locally-owned restaurants and bakeries, and specialty shops to match any desire.
Delmas Avenue in Downtown Pascagoula is home to shops along the city's Downtown Historic District. Visitors can view the historic firehouse and the City Hall jailat Scranton's and shop for unique antiques and gifts.
Includes Hinds County Courthouse, c. 1857; St. Mark's Episcopal Church, c. 1854; Confederate Cemetery, established in 1863. Brochure available from Raymond City Hall.
Hiking on beautiful 3-mile trail with a suspended overlook, waterfall, winding around a pond, c. 1857 grist mill
c. 1840 and 1878. Transition Greek Revival/Italianate architecture. Two historic structures in magnificent rural setting offers host guided tours and facilities for private functions and events. National Register of Historic Places. Includes lovely bed & breakfast cottage with 2 suites, located near the Natchez Trace Parkway, received the Award of Merit from the Mississippi Heritage Trust for historic preservation.
During World War II a group of Dutch pilots trained in Jackson, Mississippi. Due to accidents, 42 of them were killed. They are buried in a plot on Cedar Lawn Cemetery. Every year, on 4 May, there is a commemoration ceremony
Oldest active Baptist Church with continuous ministry in Mississippi. Established May 6, 1806. The church celebrated its' 200 year anniversary in 2006. After a tornado completely destroyed the building on April 24, 2010, members came together to help rebuild.
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