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Mississippi Overrun

The historic Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroad Station is surrounded by floodwater May 2011 in Vicksburg, Mississippi. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Old Warren County Courthouse (Vicksburg, Mississippi) by courthouselover, via Flickr

Old Warren County Courthouse (Vicksburg, Mississippi) by courthouselover, via Flickr

The First Coca-Cola Bottling Site    Biedenharn Candy Company, Vicksburg, Mississippi. Coca-cola had been invented by an Atlanta pharmacist in 1886, but it was Joseph Biedenharn in Vicksburg, Mississippi, who in 1894 came up with the idea of bottling it. The old Biedenharn candy company and coca-cola bottling plant is now a museum.

Bringing Coca-Cola to the World By now, it is almost common knowledge that Barq’s Root Beer was created in Biloxi, Mississippi but Coca-Cola has a history in the Magnolia State as well. The delicious drink was first bottled in Vicksburg.

Vicksburg, Mississippi

Vicksburg, Mississippi

Downtown Vicksburg, Mississippi

Downtown Vicksburg, Mississippi

Vicksburg Tapestry | Mississippi Roads | MPB

Mississippi Roads travels to the river city of Vicksburg for their annual open house known as Tapestry: The Pilgrimage to Vicksburg.

The Lane House   905 Crawford Street in Vicksburg, Mississippi  Constrcted circa 1830 by a member of Vicksburg's founding families, John Lane. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Lane House 905 Crawford Street in Vicksburg, Mississippi Constrcted circa 1830 by a member of Vicksburg's founding families, John Lane. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Mississippi River at sunset in Vicksburg, Mississippi.

The Mississippi River at sunset in Vicksburg, Mississippi.

<3 I spent many nights here!  Fun times!   The Biscuit Company, Vicksburg Mississippi

I spent many nights here! The Biscuit Company, Vicksburg Mississippi

MT HELENA-google bride of annandale-pic---gary walters

MT HELENA-google bride of annandale-pic---gary walters

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