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What Mississippi’s Cities Looked Like In The Past May Shock You. Jackson Especially.

They say time changes everything, and Mississippi cities are no exception. From state landmarks to popular Main Streets, these photos are the perfect depiction of Mississippi’s transformation over the years.

What’d you think? Were you surprised by how much the state’s cities have changed?

For a more in depth look at Mississippi throughout the years, visit the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

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.