Ocean Springs, Mississippi. A 20-minute stroll from downtown, Front Beach gently arcs from Biloxi Bridge to the Ocean Springs harbor. With a fishing pier, a playground, and views of the Gulf Islands, this beach is a true community destination. | Coastalliving.com
From historic Friendship Cemetary in Columbus, Mississippi, often called "Where Flowers Healed A Nation." On April 25, 1866, the ladies of Columbus decided to decorate both Confederate and Union soldiers' graves with garlands and bouquets of beautiful flowers. As a direct result of this kind gesture, Americans celebrate what has come to be called Memorial Day each year.