The historic First Baptist Beale Street Church, located at the end of the entertainment district, merits the "historic" tag for
a number of reasons. For one thing, it was the first and largest Negro Missionary Church, built just after ...
Learn the history of famed Spanish explorer Hernando deSoto, who explored this area in 1541 and 1542, through this courthouse's
spectacular wall murals which depict DeSoto's discovery of the Mississippi River.