There’s A Hike In Mississippi That Leads You Straight To An Abandoned WWII POW Camp
There are a lot of great hiking trails in the Magnolia State, but not all of them lead to interesting remnants from the past like the Tuxachanie Trail. A must-visit for avid hikers and history buffs alike, the route includes plenty of beautiful views before coming to an end at an abandoned POW camp from WWII. This is one hike that should definitely be on your bucket list. Take a look:
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For more information on the Tuxachanie Trail, including a map and directions, visit the USDA website.
So, did you know about this abandoned POW camp? Ever visited? Know of another intriguing, long-forgotten about site? Tell us in the comments section.
This isn’t the only abandoned site you can explore in Mississippi. Learn about another here.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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