The Little Red Schoolhouse In Mississippi Is A Charming, Well-Preserved Piece Of History
Historic sites are scattered throughout Mississippi. And sometimes, they’re hiding in the most unexpected of places. Take Pickens, for example. The tiny town of just over 1,100 is home to an incredible piece of history, otherwise known as The Little Red Schoolhouse. Dating back to the 1800s, the well-preserved structure has a rich history, offering a unique glimpse into the past. Take a look:
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The Little Red Schoolhouse is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (662) 472-2897.
So, did you know about this charming piece of history? Ever visited? Tell us in the comments section.
This isn’t the only place you can revisit the past. 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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