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.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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!