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Mississippi in U.S. History

 
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Mississippi Video: Vicksburg National Military Park

   

 

   

Mississippi: Top Five Facts

1. ) Tupelo, Mississippi was the birthplace of Elvis Presley
2. ) Residents of Vicksburg, Mississippi refused to celebrate the Fourth of July for more than 80 years after the fall of the town during the Civil War, which occurred on July 4, 1863.
3. ) Biloxi, Mississippi is the oldest continuous settlement on the Gulf Coast.
4. ) The Mississippi Delta, which is actually an alluvial plain, features some of the world’s most fertile soil.
5. ) Natchez, Mississippi has more antebellum (pre-Civil War) mansions that any other place in America.

 

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