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:
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.
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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