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A Drone Flew Over A Ghost Town In Mississippi And Captured Mesmerizing Footage

Just like any other state, Mississippi has its fair share of ghost towns. However, the most well-known is definitely Rodney. The once thriving town has dwindled away, leaving behind a few dilapidated buildings and not much else. Now a popular destination for photographers, there are an abundance of photos of Rodney. And while these pictures are a great way to get a closer look at the abandoned town, they only offer a small glimpse of what Rodney is actually like. Luckily, Markeese Robinson recently flew a drone over Rodney and the footage is absolutely mesmerizing. Take a look:

Rodney Mississippi from Markeese Robinson on Vimeo.

So, what did you think? Pretty incredible, right? Markeese Robinson did an excellent job of capturing Rodney’s undeniable beauty.

Ready to see Rodney for yourself? Below are directions to the ghost town as posted on the Historic Rodney, Ms. Facebook Page:

“From Hwy 61, take the Alcorn State University exit to hwy 552 West. Go about 3 miles until you see a turning lane to turn left. Take that turn, then the next left on Firetower Rd. There will be a water tank at the turn. When that road ends, take a right. Travel about 6 miles and it will bring you into Rodney. The road will turn to gravel before you get there. Don’t give up though! It will go back to pavement at the top of the hill leading into the old town!”

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.