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Jackson, Mississippi

Known as the “City with Soul,” Jackson holds a significant place in Civil Rights history.


Visit the new interactive Civil Rights Museum to

hear stories about the people, places and

events that changed the world.


Follow the Freedom Trail, a series of 25+ markers, 11 of which can be found inside the city limits, leading to the sites of some of the Civil Rights Movement's most important events. Learn more about African American history at the Old Capitol Museum, Smith Robertson Museum & Cultural Center, and the Medgar Evers House.

Other wonderful museums include the MS Museum of Art, MS Children’s Museum, Eudora Welty House and Garden, Museum of MS History and the MS Museum of Natural Science.




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