Mississippi

Mississippi was a crucial “battleground” in the American Civil Rights Movement. Even today, there are plenty of reminders of the important role that Mississippi played in African-American history. A tour of Jackson the state capital will take you pas

t the home of slain NAACP leader Medgar Evers as well as Freedom Corner. You will relive a dramatic and inspirational story that is Mississippi’s African-American history. A visit to Mississippi might be combined with visits to Memphis, Tennessee, Alabama and Louisiana. You time spent in Mississippi might include:

  • Black History Museum of Corinth
  • Center for the Study of Southern Culture
  • Delta Blues Museum
  • Sonny Boy Williamson’s grave
  • Site of W.C. Handy’s former residence
  • Gravesite and newly erected monument for Robert Johnson
  • Old Capitol Historical Museum
  • Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center
  • Medgar Evers’ Home
  • Piney Woods Country Life School
  • Natchez, the oldest permanent settlement on the Mississippi River
  • Zion Chapel A.M.E. Church
  • Catfish Alley
  • Union Academy
  • Missionary Union Baptist Church
  • Bridge Street Bridge
  • Tougaloo College
  • Alcorn State University
  • Jackson State University
  • Mississippi Valley State University
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Eric Alboher is Founder and CEO of Black History Tours. Black History Tours provides clients with all their travel and tour needs. Clients consist of, but are not limit to, schools, corporations, associations, political organizations, and community organizations.

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