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Meridian, Mississippi

This 1860s railway town is a hot spot for country music. After all, it's home to Jimmie Rodgers, the “Father of Country Music" and the site of the first marker on the Mississippi Country Music Trail. 

Learn more about the star at the Jimmie Rodgers Museum and don't miss the festival held in his honor.

Find your favorite star artist, writer, and performer at the Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience. Follow the Hollywood-style Walk of Fame
to the MSU Riley Center, which occupies the town's original 1889 Grand Opera House.



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