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Celebrating Military History in Coastal Mississippi

Here in Coastal Mississippi, we take great pride in celebrating and honoring our heroic veterans and military personnel who have valiantly defended our freedom. Coastal Mississippi boasts a rich military history, with significant contributions made during World War II. One fascinating piece of history that might surprise many is that the Mississippi Gulf Coast was home to German and Italian prisoners of war during that time. Following their return to their home countries after the war, a group of these former POWs decided to make Mississippi…

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Mississippi Gulf Coast Events & Festivals This Fall

The weather is cooling down, but the Mississippi Gulf Coast events lineup is definitely not. Whether you’re a foodie or a music, art, or nature lover, there’s a gathering to enjoy this fall on our coast. Mississippi Songwriters’ Festival Ocean Springs & Gautier | Sept. 22–24 Take your pick! More than 200 songwriters will be playing in bars, parks, restaurants, hotels, and more in Ocean Springs and Gautier. The 14th annual event also offers a youth showcase and songwriters clinics. Taste of Long Beach Long Beach | Sept. 28 The Taste of Long…

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