103 East King Street, Macon Mississippi 39341
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and a Mississippi Landmark, this three-story Romanesque-style building was erected as the county jail in 1907, and used to incarcerate lawbreakers for 70 years.
The building has since been restored, with penal decor throughout and an operative gallows. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
Other History nearby:
(Aliceville) Aliceville Museum
(French Camp) French Camp Historical Area
(Columbus) Friendship Cemetery
(Columbus) General Stephen D. Lee Home and Museum
(Moundville) Moundville Archaeological Park
(Macon) Noxubee County Library
05/17 Coming to The Macon area
World Catfish Festival Belzoni MS April6 This whiskers and fin festival held every April celebrates the world's largest catfish fry. Bands ranging from Gospel, Country, to Rock-n-Roll and Blues! Free Kids Zone!
Mountain Brook Spring Art Show Mountain Brook AL April20 Up to one hundred local member artists
will display original artwork for sale in an outdoor setting in quaint Mountain
Brook near Crestline Village. Artwork available will range in size from minis to
extra large canvases and all price ranges. Jazz band will be featured and food
will be available at field.
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Car Show Birmingham AL October11-13 Triumph Dealers of North America display,
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Merchandise Trailer featuring event TShirts, Pins, and Posters,
Official Barber Vintage Festival event merchandise,
Southern Vintage Fire Apparatus Association display, and
Kentuck Festival of the Arts Northport AL October19-20 Nationally and internationally acclaimed folk artists,
270+ folk, visionary, and contemporary artists and expert craftspeople presenting their work to you,
free hands-on art-making for children in Kentuck for Kids and throughout the park,
interactive live demonstrations by expert craftspeople—basketmakers, blacksmiths, woodworkers, traditional potters, fiber and fabric artists, quilters, jewelers, and a glassblower,
live music and story-telling, food and fellowship.