This Mississippi Island Has A Long And Interesting Past That’s Better Than Fiction

There are a lot of great attractions in Mississippi. And as an added bonus, some of the state’s best sites also happen to be loaded with history. This definitely holds true for Cat Island. One of the state’s barrier islands, the tropical spot has long been a favorite of both locals and tourists. However, the island’s history goes back much further than its days as a popular fishing and camping spot. Take a look:

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Learn more about this strange part of Cat Island’s history in the video below.

So, did you know about Cat Island’s interesting past? Ever visited the island? Tell us in the comments section.

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