The Golden Triangle

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Pre-Mississippi History

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The Choctaw Nation

The Treaty of Fort St. Stephens

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

Catfish Alley

Tennessee Williams

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The Little Dooey

The Veranda

WTF @ Starkville

Places to Stay

Historic Hotel Chester

Things to See and Do

Chapel of Memories

The Cinderella House

Mississippi State University:

Catch a Bulldogs outing.

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 

MSU and the Game of Change