1301 Hamilton Ave.
Meridian, MS 39301
Phone: (601) 485-4646
Fax: (601) 485-3722
A fully certified archive and record center that contains records of over 100 families in its research rooms, as well as features a collection of over 300 publications including church histories, marriage records, indexes, and abstracted newspaper articles.
The official State Grand Opera House of Mississippi. Step back in time in this fabulous Victorian opera house--a must-see in Meridian.
Historic cemetery contains monuments of John Ball and Lewis Ragsdale, the graves of the King and Queen of the Gypsies, and Confederate dead.
Home to the Jimmie Rodgers Museum, the Dentzel Carousel, and the Frank Cochran Recreation Center. The park includes a playground, tennis courts, and swimming pool.
An excellent regional genealogy collection is located at this large library that contains numerous books and reference materials plus offers a wide variety of general library services.
Meridian's oldest cemetery includes the gravesite of the city's founder, Richard McLemore. On the National Register of Historical Places.
Excellent example of Queen Anne Victorian architecture with oak paneling, stained glass, detailed gingerbread, and parquet floors.
Used as Confederate headquarters and spared by Sherman during the Civil War, this 20 room Victorian mansion has numerous features including unusual woodwork, graceful stairways, handsome columns, and elegant mantels. Tours are available. WINTER HOURS: Jan, Feb & Mar: Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday REGULAR HOURS April - Thanksgiving: Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Closed Sunday
The 19th Century resting place for Meridian's early largely mercantile Jewish community, Orthodox, and Reform cemeteries.
Once used as a power source for a gristmill, this spectacular 65 foot waterfall is a popular attraction that includes a natural wildlife refuge, picnic areas with barbecue grills, hiking trails, swimming areas, and a gristmill pond.
This confederate cemetary contains the graves of 170 soldiers killed during the Civil War.
Visit the gravesite of slain Civil Rights worker James Chaney. He volunteered for the African-American voters movement of 1964.