Holly Springs, Mississippi

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Holly Springs, Mississippi, USA

Attractions in Holly Springs, Mississippi

Amusements

  • Graceland Too
    200 East Gholson Avenue, Holly Springs, MS 38635
    662-252-2515 or 662-252-1918, This is a one-of-a-kind shrine that pays tribute to "The King of Rock and Roll." It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Not to be missed if you're an Elvis fan! more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Athenia
    Salem Avenue, Holly Springs, MSAthenia is considered the finest example of Greek Revival architecture in Mississippi. It was here that homeowner Judge Clapp escaped capture during a Northern raid by... more info  map

  • Crump Place
    Crump Street, Holly Springs, MS 38635
    662-252-2515, Built by Samuel McCorkle, a founder of Holly Springs, Crump Place is the boyhood home of E.H. "Boss" Crump, a legendary mayor of Memphis. During the Civil War, the home... more info  map

  • Dunvegan
    154 West Gholson Avenue, Holly Springs, MS 38635
    662-252-2943, Dunvegan is an unusual English Basement style home filled with Regency and Empire antiques. more info  map

  • Grey Gables
    390 College Street, Holly Springs, MS 38635
    662-252-2943, Now a private residence, this Greek Revival home features an eloquent seven by five arched porch with millwork spandrels.  more info  map

  • Linden Hill
    380 East Van Dorn Avenue, Holly Springs, MS 38635
    662-252-2943, Linden Hill, a Greek Revival home, is furnished with American Empire antiques. It may be toured during the Spring Pilgrimage or the Christmas Tour. more info  map

  • Montrose & the Montrose Arboretum
    335 East Salem, Holly Springs, MS 38635
    662-252-2515, This two-story columned Greek Revival home was built as a wedding present for the daughter of Alfred Brooks. It is now operated by the Holly Springs Garden Club as a... more info  map

  • Rust College
    150 East Rust Avenue, Holly Springs, MS 28635
    662-252-8000, What was to eventually be known as Rust College was established by the Freedman's Aid Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Today the spacious campus is the site... more info  map

  • Terrace, The
    315 West Chulahoma, Holly Springs, MS 38635
    662-252-2943, This pioneer cottage is where the first baby is said to have been born in Holly Springs. more info  map

  • Walter Place Estate, Cottages & Gardens
    300 West Chulahoma Avenue, Holly Springs, MS 38635
    662-252-2515, An architecturally unique combination of Gothic and Greek Revival styles, Walter Place was used by Union General Ulysses S. Grant and his family for their residence... more info  map

  • White Pillars
    140 North Maury Street, Holly Springs, MS 38635
    662-252-2943, One of the oldest homes in Holly Springs, White Pillars was built by Thomas Falconer, the local newspaper editor. This imposing two-story brick, white-columned... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Cottrell Cemetery
    North Boundary Street, Holly Springs, MS 38635
    662-252-2515, Cottrell Cemetery is the final resting place of many famous local African-Americans. It is open daily. more info  map

  • Hillcrest Cemetery
    Elder Street, Holly Springs, MS 38635
    662-252-2515, Hillcrest Cemetery is the final resting place of 13 Confederate generals and the first African-American elected to the U.S. Senate. Outstanding cast-iron and... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum
    220 North Randolph Street, Holly Springs, MS 38635
    Located in the Spires Bolling/Gatewood House
    662-252-3232, Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum is helping to preserve the heritage of African-Americans through the preservation and exhibition of arts, artifacts, crafts, and history. more info  map

  • Kate Freeman Clark Art Gallery
    300 East College Avenue, Holly Springs, MS 38635
    662-252-4211, Over 1,000 paintings by well-known local artist Kate Freeman Clark are on display here. It is the largest single collection of paintings by a single artist in the world... more info  map

  • Marshall County Historical Museum
    220 East College Avenue, Holly Springs, MS 38635
    662-252-3669, More than 40,000 items are on display including relics from eight wars, antique toys, clothing, quilts, art, farm tools, jewelry, and photographs.  more info  map

  • Roy Wilkins Collection
    150 Rust Avenue, Holly Springs, MS 38635
    Located on the Rust College Campus
    662-252-2491, Memorabilia and papers belonging to the former executive secretary of the NAACP may be seen here only by making an appointment. more info  map

  • Yellow Fever Martyrs Church and Museum
    East College Avenue, Holly Springs, MS 38635
    662-252-3669, This museum is dedicated to preserving the legacy of seven Catholic martyrs who gave their lives during the yellow fever epidemic of 1840. It is open by appointment... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Strawberry Plains Audubon Center
    285 Plains Road, Holly Springs, MS 38635
    Located on Highway 311
    662-252-1155, Strawberry Plains Audubon Center includes a visitor's center, the Davis’ circa 1851 antebellum home, 14 miles of nature trails, native gardens and wildflowers,... more info  map

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