One Of Mississippi’s Oldest Cemeteries, Rose Hill, Is The Final Resting Place Of A King And Queen

Of all the historic cemeteries in Mississippi, Rose Hill Cemetery is one of the oldest. And like many cemeteries that date back centuries, it’s home to some interesting gravesites, including those of the King and Queen of the Gypsies. Almost as intriguing as the graves is the story on how the royal couple came to be buried in Mississippi. Take a look:

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Rose Hill Cemetery is open to the public daily. Guided tours are available by request. For more information, call (601) 693-1361. To learn more about the annual costumed tour, click here.

Address: 701 40th Avenue, Meridian, MS, 39307

These aren’t the state’s only famous graves. Read about another here.