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Join us on the journey toward freedom, paved by sacrifice, pain, suffering, and even death. Experience the places and people who brought freedom and equality to Neshoba County.
Tour takes you on a journey of significant African-American landmarks such as Sandfield Cemetery, Catfish Alley, and Union Academy.
The all new African American Military History Museum is located inside America’s only remaining, original African American USO Club. This landmark building contains more than 150 years of African American military history including hundreds of artifacts, photos and tributes to the history of African Americans who served this nation in the Armed Forces.
Located in the historic Farish Street District, the Alamo Theater functioned as a cinema and performing arts venue for African-Americans.
Oldest historically African-American land-grant college in the U.S. Historic buildings include Belle Lettres, Oakland Memorial Chapel and Old President's Home, c. 1830. Hiram Revels, the 1st African-American Senator was the university's first president.
The B. B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center is a fascinating tribute to the "King of the Blues" and Indianola's most famous son. House in what was once a cotton gin where King worked as a youngster, the interactive exhibits interpret the life of King, as well as the cultural heritage of the region.
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.
Established 1864.The first African Methodist Episcopal Church in Mississippi and the first Masonic Lodge in Mississippi were organized here in 1875.
Big Walter Horton, also known as Walter "Shakey Horton," was born in Horn Lake, moved to Memphis as a child and then to Chicago, where he first appeared on the blues scene in the late 1950s. His career encompassed playing blues joints in the Mississippi Delta during the 1920s and 1930s, to studio recording with groups like Fleetwood Mac and Johnny Winter in the 1970s.
Collection and display of African-American pictures, books and other historical materials. Also, local African-American citizens and supporters are featured who have made contributions to the city and state.
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