Milepost 251.9 – Black Belt Overlook – This once-vast prairie has rich, black soil.
607 Grisham Street Baldwyn, MS 662-365-3969 www.bricescrossroads.com Email: email@example.com Six miles from Baldwyn on Mississippi Hwy 370 W. lies the Brice’s Crossroads National Battlefield where Confederate cavalry under the command […]
Milepost 251.1 – Chickasaw Council House – Here was Pontatok, capital of the Chickasaw Nation during the 1820’s. Picnic area.
Milepost 261.8 – Chickasaw Village Site – Exhibits describe daily life and early history at a Chickasaw village site.
Milepost 296.4 – Confederate Gravesites- A short walk on the old trace takes you to the graves of the 13 unknown Confederate soldiers. For more information, visit www.tupelo.net
Milepost 214.5 – Dancy Ranger Station
Milepost 275.2- Dogwood Valley. Self-guiding trail. Allow 15 minutes to walk through a large stand of dogwood trees.
Placed in honor of Elvis Presley, Tupelo’s most famous native son, this larger than life statue was placed to commemorate the 35th anniversary of
Elvis’ death in August 2012.
The most significant landmark of Tupelo’s modern history is a modest, two-room house where the King of Rock & Roll was born on January 8, 1935.
The Elvis Presley self-guided driving tour leads to some of the most significant locations of Elvis’ life in Tupelo.
Mississippi Hills Exhibit Center The center displays little known facts about 3-country region known as “Hill Country” whose culture is heavily influenced by the intersection of the Applachian Region and […]
Milepost 263.8 – Old Town Overlook – Enjoy views of Old Town Creek and adjacent floodplain.
The Oren Dunn City Museum is home to a wonderful collection of historic buildings and Tupelo history.
The Private John Allen National Fish Hatchery is a scenic outdoor facility where the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service propagate native fish for use in restocking programs.
With the largest buffalo herd East of the Mississippi River, you can get an up close and personal look on how and where buffalo live.
Tupelo played a pivotal role in music history when Gladys bought Elvis’ first guitar at this hardware store still an operating hardware store today. “For more information, visit www.tupelo.net.
Tupelo’s heritage trails preserve Tupelo’s rich history through the interpretation of major sites on a Chickasaw native American Trail, Civil War Trail and Civil Rights & African American trail. Each […]Read More
Commemorated in a park on Tupelo’s West Main Street is the Battle of Tupelo – the last major engagement of the Civil War in Mississippi.