Milepost 201.3 – Picnic area.
Milepost 176.3 – Bethel Mission – One of the 13 Choctaw missions was one-half mile to the northwest. Picnic area.
Located just a stone’s throw from the beautiful Natchez Trace, Hall Lodge, rustic cabins, and modern motel-style rooms await the young and young-at-heart. Initially styled to host the 6 weeks of summer camp for ages 7 – 17 year olds. Camp of the Rising Son now serves as a year-round retreat and camp center. French Camp Academy […]
Milepost 175.6 – Cole Creek – A short self-guiding trail through a water Tupelo/bald-cypress swamp.
French Camp, MS is a delightful mix of the old and new. From log cabins to a premier observatory, French Camp is rich in its offerings.
Milepost 180.7 – French Camp – Louis LeFleur established a stand here in 1812. It became a school in 1822 and remains one to this day. Sorghum is made here in the fall.
French Camp Pioneer Day–May 9, 2015. Arts & crafts vendors and demonstrators; gospel and bluegrass bands featuring The Guardians; square dancing; horse & buggy rides; kids’ carnival; family games; period costumes; food
Full day of auctioning handmade items, bluegrass music, craft demonstrations dinner on the grounds and more
French Camp Harvest Festival Saturday, October 12, 2013. French Camp, MS. Features a grand auction of homegrown and handcrafted items beginning at 9:30 AM in the French Camp Academy gymnasium. Quilts, pottery, woodcrafts, produce, artwork, and jewelry are some of the items for auction. The Country Store features more of the same already priced. Concessions […]
Pioneer Day is a welcome step-back in time, where front porch visiting and trading crafts and stories were the tradition.
Rainwater Observatory hosts hundreds of people each year and features 17 telescops, a planetarium, model solar system, and space art exhibit.
Experience molasses making, from grinding the sorghum to packaging this sweet syrup
Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for the Christmas season called “The Christmas Star”. This program will be presented on Friday, December 9, 2011, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, managing director of Rainwater Observatory. “The Christmas Star” or “Star of Bethlehem” has been debated among scientists and […]