This Historic River In Mississippi Is One Of The Most Important Ones In The World

There are a lot of great rivers in Mississippi. But none are steeped in quite as much history as Chickasawhay River. Dubbed “a world renowned treasure trove of the Earth’s history,” the river provides clues to the history of the entire planet, telling a story that’s millions of years old. Keep reading to learn more about Chickasawhay River..

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Check out the below video to learn more about the river’s ancient secrets.

Ready to explore this historic tributary? Click here for information on canoe rentals, or consider taking part in the Great Chickasawhay Race.

So, did you know about the history of the Chickasawhay River? Ever searched for fossils along its banks? If so, did you find any? Tell us in the comments section.

Learn about another of the state’s rivers in “Most People Don’t Know This Gorgeous River In Mississippi Has A Haunting Past.