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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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Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum, Vicksburg – Mississippi Mondays April 22, 2019

Updated April 27, 2019 after noticing link needed to be corrected. Found this Mississippi Mondays choice on Atlas Obscura – Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/biedenharn-coca-cola-museum. Facebook (website or blog page): https://www.facebook.com/Biedenharn-Coca-Cola-Museum-170178739687498/ Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=Biedenharn%20Coca-Cola%20Museum%20Vicksburg (May be some mix with Monroe, Louisiana Museum) Google … Continue reading

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Two Sets of Hot and Cold Water Towers – Kansas Tuesdays April 16, 2019

If you read my Mississippi Mondays yesterday – Ruleville Hot and Cold Water Towers https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/04/15/ruleville-hot-and-cold-water-towers-mississippi-mondays-april-15-2019/, I decided to check Roadside America today and found Pratt, Kansas https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/3488 had water towers named Hot and Cold. After a bit more research to see … Continue reading

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Ruleville Hot and Cold Water Towers – Mississippi Mondays April 15, 2019

Found this Mississippi Mondays choice on Roadside America – Ruleville Hot and Cold Water Towers https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/51580. Atlas Obscura: No listing located Facebook (website or blog page): https://www.facebook.com/search/str/Ruleville+Water+Towers+MS/keywords_search Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=Ruleville%20MS%20Water%20Towers Google Maps: Google Maps Location (if you click on the road … 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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