This Hidden Island In Mississippi Has A Haunting Past That’ll Send Chills Down Your Spine
By Daniella DiRienzo|Published August 25, 2017
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for more than 30 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as the Mississippi-based Parents & Kids Magazine. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
Five barrier islands lie just miles from Mississippi’s coastline. Because of their close proximity to the mainland, they’re extremely popular destinations. However, many are completely unaware there’s another island with a haunting past hidden nearby. Lurking beneath the waters of the Gulf, the island was originally known as Dog Island. Even though it vanished long ago, chilling remnants of its past are said to live on to this day. Take a look: