Pascagoula Mississippi History

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The Pascagoula River Audubon Center includes two historic and cultural elements recognized by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. If you want to get out and about, there is also a park at Moss Point where you can rent a kayak or go on a bog boat trip.

The Pascagoula River Audubon Center is part of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History's National Historic Landmarks Program.

The Pascagoula River Audubon Center is part of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History's National Historic Landmarks Program.

The Pascagoula River Audubon Center is part of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History's National Historic Landmarks Program.

The Pascagoula River Audubon Center is part of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History's National Historic Landmarks Program.

The Pascagoula River Audubon Center is part of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History's National Historic Landmarks Program.

The Pascagoula River Audubon Center is part of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History's National Historic Landmarks Program.

In 1812, the Mississippi government divided the area into three counties, and Jackson County claimed one of the state's better education systems. The county experienced considerable growth, doubling its size by the 1840s, with a population of more than 2,000 and a higher education system. Ramsey described life as he knew it in his autobiography, "The Pascagoula River Audubon Center," a collection of photos and stories from his time there.

Most military institutions had problems when blacks in the Deep South were confronted with the racist Jim Crow rule that governed them in Mississippi under the Civil Rights Act.

Pascagoula gained dubious national attention in the 1980s when songwriter Ray Stevens introduced the city in his hit Mississippi Squirrel Revival. Pascgoulas gained national attention in the 1970s and early 1980s, and again in 2000 when he featured it in one of his hits, "Mississippi Squirrel Revival" (1981).

The Pascagoula Times - Picayune, "Mississippi Squirrel Revival" (1981) by Ray Stevens and "Pascgoulas" by Jimi Hendrix (2000).

The Pascagoula Times - Picayune, "Lumbering in the Longleaf Pine Belt" (1981), "Pascgoulas" by Jimi Hendrix (2000) and "Mississippi Squirrel Revival" by Ray Stevens.

The Pascagoula Times - Picayune, "Lumbering in the Longleaf Pine Belt" (1981), "Mississippi Squirrel Revival" by Ray Stevens (2000) and "Pascgoulas" by Jimi Hendrix.

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