There’s A Lot More To This Mississippi Island Than Beautiful Beaches And Pristine Water

Ship Island has got to be the most popular of Mississippi’s barrier islands. With white sandy beaches and pristine water, it’s a popular summertime spot for locals and tourists alike. And while the island’s tropical-esque attributes are amazing, they’re not all the island has to offer. In fact, it’s probably safe to say the barrier island is steeped in as much history as scenic beauty. Take a look:

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So, ever been to Ship Island? Toured Fort Massachusetts? Tell us about it in the comments section?

Learn about another island with an interesting past in “Most People Have No Idea There’s A Drowned Island Hiding In The Mississippi Gulf.