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32-Foot-Tall Shark Head Entrance Biloxi, Mississippi – Mississippi Mondays

I haven’t been in the area since they rebuilt this shop after Hurricane Katrina and I never went inside the old store. 32-Foot-Tall Shark Head Entrance Biloxi, Mississippi – Mississippi Mondays https://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/39463. The address is 1703 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, Mississippi. … Continue reading

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AncestryDNA Updates Rolling Out

According to some reports, the following items have been rolled out to some individuals and should be rolled out to all AncestryDNA testers at some point: Sort by relationship level The ability to create and modify groups Filter by contact … Continue reading

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Historical Marker Database

I don’t remember when I first came across this website, https://www.hmdb.org/, but it has been a blessing. From their About Us page: https://www.hmdb.org/about.asp: This website is an illustrated searchable online catalog of historical information viewed through the filter of roadside … Continue reading

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Onward, Mississippi – Birthplace of the Teddy Bear – Roadside America

Roadside America – Onward, Mississippi Birthplace of the Teddy Bear: https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/26948. You can also view the historical marker at https://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=80119 or https://www.mississippimarkers.com/sharkey-and-issaquena.html (scroll down) and a few other photos relevant to the event. Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teddy_bear#History. There is a store nearby: … Continue reading

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Lunar Lander Hancock County Welcome Center – Mississippi Mondays

I wasn’t familiar with this attraction until I was digging through Roadside America’s Mississippi collection: https://www.roadsideamerica.com/location/ms/all. If you didn’t know, Mississippi is home to the John C. Stennis Space Center https://www.nasa.gov/centers/stennis/home/index.htmlorhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_C._Stennis_Space_Center. It’s not too far, 8.6 miles per Google Maps … Continue reading

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Happy Angel Day Dad February 7, 1977

I have memory issues, but some things stick in my memory. The death of Dad is one of those events. He died February 7, 1977. You can visit his grave on BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/headstone/Fredrick-Willard-Smith/843592  or Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/85161383/f-smit – has a photo … Continue reading

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Old Mississippi State Capitol – Mississippi Mondays February 4, 2019

Old Mississippi State Capitol: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Mississippi_State_Capitol. Also see http://www.oldcapitolmuseum.com/. Here’s their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OldCapitolMuseumMS/?ref=br_rs. Museum Schedule: Admission to the Old Capitol is free. Please call ahead to schedule tours for groups of ten or more.   Tuesday–Saturday 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Sunday … Continue reading

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