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Gulf Islands National Seashore, Florida and Mississippi

1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
Phone: (850) 934-2600
Description: What is it that entices people to the sea? Poet John Masefield wrote, “I must go down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied.” Millions of visitors are drawn to the islands in the northern Gulf of Mexico for the white sandy beaches, the aquamarine waters, a boat ride, a camping spot, a tour of an old fort, or a place to fish.
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Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi

The Delta Center for Culture & Learning
Cleveland, MS 38733
Phone: (662) 846-4312
Description: The Blues, Welty, Wright, Williams, Civil War and Civil Rights, The Great Flood, Bogues and Bayous, Plantations, The Great Migration, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Soul Food, King Cotton, The River, Precision Agriculture, Catfish, Gospel, Immigrants' Stories, Highway 61, Segregation, Integration, Share Cropping, Freedom Songs, Freedom Summer, Folk Tales, Swamp Forests, Hunting Clubs, and surprisingly, hot tamale
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Mississippi Gulf Coast National Heritage Area, Mississippi

Mississippi Department of Marine Resources
1141 Bayview Avenue
Biloxi, MS 39530
Phone: (228) 523-4150
Description: The Mississippi Gulf Coast is a culturally, historically, and environmentally distinctive region where many chapters in the national story have been written. The bounties of the Mississippi Gulf Coast's natural resources have brought people to this area from all over the world. The modern culture of the Coast consists of a multi-ethnic gumbo of people and traditions.
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Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area, Mississippi

Mississippi Hills Heritage Area Alliance
398 East Main Street,
Tupelo, MS 38804
Phone: (662) 844-1278
Description: See the birthplace where Elvis made his entrance to the world stage ... Walk among the nation’s most extensive remaining Civil War earthworks from one of the largest sieges in the Western Hemisphere, at the Crossroads of the Confederacy ... There’s so much to see and do in the Mississippi Hills. Faulkner once said he could spend a lifetime writing about it—you could spend a lifetime exploring it.
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