Meridian, Mississippi

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Meridian, Mississippi, USA

Attractions in Meridian, Mississippi

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Causeyville General Store 601-644-3102
    6129 Causeyville Road, Meridian, MS 39301
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Causeyville General Store was opened in 1895, as a general store and gristmill. It contains many original... more info  map

  • Frank W. Williams House 601-483-8439
    Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Drive, Meridian, MS 39301
    This Queen Ann Victorian-style home was built by Frank W. Williams at 3128 8th Street. Highlights of the home, located adjacent to Merrehope; include beautiful stained... more info  map

  • Merrehope 601-483-8439
    Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Drive, Meridian, MS 39301
    A stately, 20-room Neoclassical Revival-style mansion. Part of the home served as headquarters during the Civil War for General Leonidas Polk, commander of troops who... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Dentzel Carousel 601-485-1802
    1802 Carousel Drive, Meridian, MS 39301
    Highland Park
    Manufactured in 1896, by Gustav Dentzel of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for the 1904 St. Louis Exposition and later sold to the City of Meridian; the Dentzel Carousel has... more info  map

  • James Chaney Memorial Site
    5052 Fish Lodge Road, Meridian, MS 39307
    Okatibbee Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
    The "grave site of slain civil rights worker James Chaney, who volunteered along with Michael Schwerner and Andrew Goodman to aid in the registration of African-American... more info  map

  • McLemore Cemetery
    Intersection of 6th Street & 16th Avenue, Meridian, MS 39301
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, McLemore Cemetery is "considered Meridian's oldest cemetery and its oldest surviving historic site." One of 18 sites... more info  map

  • Oddfellows Cemetery
    "Established in the 1860's by the Oddfellows fraternal organization, this cemetery is one of the oldest and most historic African American cemeteries in the area." more info

  • Rose Hill Cemetery
    701 40th Avenue, Meridian, MS 39307
    8th Street & 40th Avenue
    The final resting place of Meridian founders John Ball and Lewis Ragsdale, Confederate soldiers, Emil and Kelly Mitchell, the King and Queen of the Gypsies; and more. more info  map

  • Sam Dale Historical Site
    11015 Highway 39 North, Daleville, MS 39326
    Located 15 Miles North of Meridian
    A 2.5-acre park which is built around a memorial dedicated to 19th century frontiersman and patriot, General Sam Dale, who rode from Georgia to the Battle of New Orleans... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

Museums & Galleries

  • Jimmie Rodgers Museum 601-485-1808
    1725 Jimmie Rodgers Memorial Drive, Meridian, MS 39307
    Highland Park
    The Jimmie Rodgers Museum is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. more info  map

  • Meridian Museum of Art, The 601-693-1501
    628 25th Avenue, Meridian, MS 39301
    Housed in the historic Old Carnegie Library building (1912-13), a Mississippi Landmark that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places; the Meridian Museum of... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Dunn's Falls 601-655-8550
    6890 Dunn's Fall Road, Enterprise, MS 39930
    Located in the hills along the Chunky River, Dunn's Fall's water park features a 65-foot waterfall that was created in the mid 1850's by Irish immigrant John Dunn, an... more info  map


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