The Golden Triangle

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Regional History

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The Treaty of Fort St. Stephens

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Huck’s Place (Columbus)

Profitt’s Porch (Columbus)

Tin Lizzie Cafe (West Point)


Cartney-Hunt House (Columbus)

Shadow Lawn (Columbus)

Things to See and Do 

Amzi Love Home (Columbus)

Friendship Cemetery (Columbus)

Waverly Mansion (West Point)

Local Info and History

Clay: est. 1871; pop. 20,634

Lowndes: est. 1830; pop. 59,779

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Artesia: pop. 498

Caledonia: pop. 1,041

Columbus: (CS) pop. 23,646

Crawford: pop. 641

West Point, pop. 11,307

Columbus: A Distant Antebellum Town

Franklin Academy

The W

Friendship Cemetery

From Mantee to Montpelier

The Earliest Days of West Point

Catfish Alley

Tennessee Williams

One Night Out in Columbus

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The Little Dooey (Starkville)

The Veranda (Starkville)

WTF @ Starkville (Starkville)

Places to Stay

Historic Hotel Chester (Starkville)

Things to See and Do

Chapel of Memories (Starkville)

The Cinderella House (Starkville)

Colleges and Universities

Mississippi State University (Starkville)

Local Info and History

Oktibbeha: est. 1833; pop. 47,671

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Maben: pop. 871

Starkville: CS) pop. 23,888

Sturgis: pop. 206

The Earliest Days of Starkville

Déjà Vu in Maben

MSU and the Game of Change