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!
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.
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