10 Of The Strangest Things You Never Knew Existed In Mississippi

Mississippi is home to several renowned sites, like the Natchez Trace Parkway and the birthplace of Elvis Presley. It’s also home to a few oddities and peculiar locales. Need proof? From slightly weird to utterly bizarre, here are 10 of the strangest things you never knew existed in the Magnolia State.

10. Bailey’s Scratching Post (Lucedale)
The only thing better than a standard back scratcher is a giant back scratcher, and oddly enough, you can find just that in downtown Lucedale. Sometimes referred to as the “Presidential Back Scratching Post,” the 4’ tall wooden post features a serrated side that was allegedly used by President Reagan to alleviate an annoying itch during his visit to the town.

So, did you know about all of the things listed above? Have one to add to the list? Tell us in the comments section!

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