Category Archives: Mississippi Mondays

National Park Service (NPS) Passport Stamps

I was not familiar with this program – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Park_Passport_Stamps (see also – https://www.eparks.com/store/content/923/Mobile-App/ – mobile apps for Apple and Android devices) offered by a nonprofit – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_National see also http://easternnational.org/, that partners with the National Park Service (NPS) – . I … Continue reading

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Teenage brothers open seafood market, all on their own — Mississippi Business Journal Mississippi Mondays May 20, 2019

Make no mistake, Drake and Chase Killingsworth are not your typical teenagers. Drake, 18, is a graduating senior at Gautier High School, where Chase, 16, is a freshman. They are also businessmen — successful ones, too. The brothers recently opened … Continue reading

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World’s Largest Apron Museum, Iuka, Mississippi – Mississippi Mondays May 13, 2019

I found this on Roadside America – World’s Largest Apron Museum, Iuka, Mississippi – Mississippi Mondays May 13, 2019: https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/48246. For starters, this is how you pronounce Iuka (YouTube video) – How to Say or Pronounce USA Cities — Iuka, … Continue reading

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Fighting Okra Mascot, Cleveland, Mississippi – Mississippi Mondays May 6, 2019

I found this on Roadside America – The Fighting Okra, Cleveland, Mississippi – Mississippi Mondays April 29, 2019: https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/36548. It’s the unofficial mascot. Atlas Obscura – No listing located Facebook (website or blog page): https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=Fighting%20Okra%20Mascot (search) Flickr: No listing located … Continue reading

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Chief Duck Statue, Duck Hill, Mississippi – Mississippi Mondays April 29, 2019

I found this on Roadside America – Chief Duck Statue, Duck Hill, Mississippi – Mississippi Mondays April 29, 2019: https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/52473 Atlas Obscura – No listing located Facebook (website or blog page): No listing located Flickr: No listing located Google Maps: … Continue reading

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Aberdeen, Mississippi: Lady Buried in Rocking Chair – Mississippi Mondays April 8, 2019

Found this Mississippi Mondays choice on Roadside America – Aberdeen, Mississippi: Lady Buried in Rocking Chair (Mrs. Needham Whitfield died 1887) https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/41644. Atlas Obscura: No listing located BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Old-Aberdeen-Cemetery/317610 Facebook (website or blog page): nothing found Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/18551554/needham-whitfield Flickr: No … Continue reading

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Jim Henson Museum and Kermit the Frog Museum, Leland Mississippi – Mississippi Mondays April 1, 2019

This week’s Mississippi Mondays post celebrates the Jim Henson Museum and Kermit the Frog Birthplace Museum in Leland, Mississippi.  Atlas Obscura: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/birthplace-of-kermit-the-frog Roadside America: https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/6620 Google Maps: Jim Henson Museum (visible on Street View if you set it to Street View) … Continue reading

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi: Crooked Feather, 30-Foot-Tall Indian Head – Mississippi Mondays

Once again Roadside America to the rescue – Ocean Springs, Mississippi: Crooked Feather, 30-Foot-Tall Indian Head: https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/46364. This 1999 giant Indian head, sculpted by Thomas King, is a replica of a 1975 giant Indian head sculpted by Peter “Wolf” Toth. … Continue reading

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SeaBees 77th Birthday March 5, 2019

I saw the notice on Facebook, but it showed March 4th as the date. According to this link: http://seabeemagazine.navylive.dodlive.mil/2019/02/26/birthday-message-from-the-chief-of-civil-engineers/, it’s March 5th. In my research, I came across this blog post, https://seabeemuseum.wordpress.com/2018/10/13/the-seabees-and-their-other-birthday/ with an original birth date of December 28, … Continue reading

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Palestine Gardens, Lucedale, Mississippi – Mississippi Mondays March 4, 2019

I have never been to visit Palestine Gardens in Lucedale, Mississippi, but it’s on my Bucket List. Hours: Mar-Nov. Tu-Sa 9-5, Su 1-5 (inclement weather early closing) (Call to verify) Phone: 601-947-8422 Admission: Free. Website: http://www.palestinegardens.org/ – has 3 Photo … Continue reading

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