The Story Behind This Evil Place In Mississippi Will Make Your Blood Turn Cold

Of all the historic sites in Mississippi, Bryant’s Grocery is perhaps the most infamous. During the summer of 1955, a series of events unfolded, which led to the small town grocery store becoming synonymous with one of the most horrific murders in the nation’s history. Even though it’s been decades since the shocking crime took place, the site’s evil history remains.

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Watch the video below for more on Emmett Till and how his horrific murder forever changed the country.

The first marker of the Mississippi Freedom Trail now sits outside of Bryant’s Grocery. Click here for more information.

Learn about another infamous spot in the state in “This Bridge In Mississippi Has A Dark And Evil History That Will Never Be Forgotten.