Take A Peaceful Stroll And A Journey Back To The 1800s At Mississippi’s Old Biloxi Cemetery
Stepping back in time is as easy as paying a visit to the Biloxi City Cemetery. Known by locals as the Old Biloxi Cemetery, the historic burial ground is filled with gravesites that date back decades, even centuries. The cemetery is open daily for self-guided tours. And, as of recently, you can take a virtual tour online. Read on to learn more about one of Mississippi’s most historic graveyards.
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Remember, the Biloxi City Cemetery is open daily, from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. For more information, call (228) 435-6279. You can also visit the city of Biloxi’s website, where you’ll find more information as well as a link to a virtual tour of the cemetery.
So, did you know about this historic burial ground? Ever visited? Have you taken the tour? If so, what’d you think? Tell us in the comments section.
This isn’t the only historic cemetery worth a visit. Read 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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