To the casual visitor, this may seem like a peculiar attraction, but not when one considers the role that Mississippi's ... More
Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Museum
To the casual visitor, this may seem like a peculiar attraction, but not when one considers the role that Mississippi's two most significant industries have played in the history and economy of the state. The Agriculture and Forestry Museum features over 40,000 square feet of exhibition space, displaying many artifacts, machinery and documents that pay tribute to farmers and lumbermen throughout Mississippi's history. The museum gift shop serves a limited menu of refreshments and offers a variety of unique and educational souvenirs. Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for seniors, $2 for children ages 6-18, and $.50 for children 3-5.
This sprawling state park is located just outside of Jackson and incorporates over 500 acres of woodlands. In addition to
several miles of hiking and nature trails, the park features a public nine hole golf course with a clubhouse ...
Thought to be the oldest standing house in Jackson, this handsome residence was built by James Hervey Boyd, Jackson's three
time mayor during the 1850s. Now owned by the National Society of Colonial Dames of America, the museum is ...
This is one of the South's finest examples of Greek Revival architecture. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places,
this majestic building was Mississippi's state capitol from 1839 1903. The history of Mississippi, from the dawn of time ...