The Father of Country Music was also known as the 'Singing Brakeman' was born in Meridian in 1897. Jimmie was inducted into the Country Music Hall Of Fame in 1961. The Jimmie Rodgers Memorial Festival is held in May each year and is a showcase of talent for well-known country music artists.
Causeyville General Store opened in 1895 as a general store and grist mill. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has many original fixtures and demonstrations of the working gristmill. For more information, call (601)644-3102 or email email@example.com.
Antique Mall of Meridian, with 34 dealers, is your local source for period and country antiques, pottery and collectibles. For more information, phone 601-483-4683 or email antiqueAmall@bellsouth.net
The Theater is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was completed in 1928. It is now used year-round for area events, stage shows, plays and concerts.
Here you will find the Bear Creek Golf Club, Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Golden Oldies Antique Mall, Office Products Center (an enormous selection of Christmas ornaments, of which many are European mouth-blown figural glass ornaments).
Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg Historical District (one of the largest in MS), Black Creek in Desoto National Forest (Mississippi's premier canoeing stream).