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35 Mississippi Facts They Never Taught You In School These are some amazing facts about Mississippi which you have never heard of. Mississippi is a great place to live in and have fun with your family.

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13 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the State of Mississippi

The University of Mississippi is known for a great number of things, but most people don’t know that the college is actually home to an important piece of history. That’s right; an antique Biblical manuscript, which is known to be America’s oldest existing book, is kept right here in Mississippi.


Back in 1936 more than 216 people were killed in Tupelo, Mississippi, in one of the deadliest tornadoes in history. One of the survivors of this deadly tornado was fifteen-month-old Elvis Presley.

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10 surprising facts about Tupelo, Mississippi

Samsung announces its first-ever concert series called Live @ 837 at its new Manhattan storefront with a performance from Diplo and a surprise appearance from Gwen Stefani.


The University of Mississippi, known to students as Ole Miss, is a public research university in Oxford, Mississippi. Founded in 1848, it’s Mississippi’s largest university with over 23,000 students enrolled. If you’re thinking about applying to this great school, we have some fun facts about it to share with you. Take a look at our blog:


Want a fun way to learn more about ZTA's history? Gamma Zeta Chapter (Mississippi State University) hosts Throwback Thursdays on Facebook to post interesting facts about our history and founders!


Facts about Battle Of Vicksburg (aka Siege Of Vicksburg), a major Civil War Battle during the American Civil War The Battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi, also called the Siege of Vicksburg, was the culmination of a long land and naval campaign by Union forces to capture a key strategic position during the American Civil War. President [...]

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14 facts about North Carolina that will surprise you

From the Appalachians to the Atlantic, with a history as rich in barbecue as it is in the Revolutionary War, North Carolina tells a complex story. #visitnc