|Virtute Et Armis|
Name: great river (Chippewa)
Distinction: Mississippi has the only NASA Space Center not named for a president, the Stennis Space Center. (The other two are Kennedy and Johnson.)
Geographic Oddity: The state of Mississippi has a town named Mississippi City
and a city named Mississippi State.
Famous Native: B. B. King ~ blues guitarist & singer
Natural = Mississippi Petrified Forest
Man-Made = Beauvoir
Favorite City Name: Jug Fork
Something you might hear a Mud-Waddler say:
"Come go home wimmee."
(Hospitality, you see.)
Little Known Factoid: If you took all the nails . . .
|If I could live anywhere in Mississippi, it would be on the Gulf Coast, in an old house overlooking the white sand. (And every few years, after the hurricane, I would build a new old house.)|