Missisippi

By Jaiden Z

Famous people born in Mississippi

Elvis Presley- Singer- Born 1935- Died 1977
Ruby Bridges- Civil Rights Activist- Born 1954
Oprah Winfrey- Actor/TV Show Host/Producer- Born 1954
Leontyne Price- Singer- Born 1927

http://www.kidrex.org/
http://www.biography.com/people/leontyne-price-9446930
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/475282/Elvis-Presley

Picture from:
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/slideshow/ruby-bridges-and-civil-rights-movement-slide-show-grades-3-8

Top ten places to visit

1.)Vicksburg National Military park-which includes the cannon display
2.)Museum of Natural History -located in Jackson,Mississippi
3.)Natchez Trace Parkway -where Native Tribes used to settle 10,000 years ago explores go hiking,biking, and horseback riding camp for a night or two
4.)Gulf Coastal Beaches and water activities -where you can go kayaking or boat crusies
5.)Jackson Zoological Park-which has 776 animals and 120 different species
6.)Gulf Islands Waterpark-Which includes the Water Roller Coaster wiyh a height of 500 feet
7.)Elvis Presley Birthplace -where you can observe some of the personal collections of Elvis's longtime friend Janelle McComb
8.)Tupelo National Battlefield-took place in 1864 when Union Forces fought Confederate soldiers
9.)Marine Life Oceanarium-where you can different types of dolphins at the dolphin presentation
10.)Riley Center- where you can watch theater performances and musical shows

http://www.attractionsofamerica.com/attractions/mississippi.php
http://www.kidrex.org/

Missisippi symbols

Fun Facts

Some Quick Facts About Mississippi

Beverage:Milk
Flower:Magnolia
Tree:Magnolia
Waterfowl:Wood Duck
Fish:Largemouth Bass
Water Mammal:Bottlenosed Dolphin

http://www.ms.gov/content/Pages/Symbols.aspx

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