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Some People Don’t Know That Mississippi Was The First To Do These 14 Things

Because space shuttle engines are tested at Mississippi’s John C. Stennis Space Center, it has been said that “you cannot go to the moon without first stopping in Mississippi.” Well, as it turns out, there are a lot of other things to attribute to our great state. Paving the way for the rest of the world, Mississippi has been the first at a ton of things. So, check out the list below and get ready to love the Magnolia State that much more.

Were you surprised by any of these, or have something to add to the list? Be sure to share your thoughts in the comments section below!

Daniella DiRienzo
Even though she was born in New York, Daniella has lived in the south pretty much her entire life. The self-proclaimed southerner graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2011. Since graduation, she has worked as a freelance writer for several websites and opened a clothing consignment shop in her town of Picayune, MS.