Tour the city's oldest cemetery and meet Corinth's greatest legends portrayed by your favorite locals at the 3rd Annual Historic Corinth Cemetery Tour presented by the Crossroads Museum.

Spotlighting notable figures from Corinth’s past, the tour will be held at the Corinth City Cemetery at 602 Westview Drive and Cemetery Drive off U.S. Highway 72 in Corinth, Mississippi.

Set for Saturday, Oct. 27, from 4 to 6 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m., tour cost is $15 per person or $10 each for groups of four or more. Children age 8 and under will be free.

Each tour will feature 7 legends portrayed by locals. The tour will feature 4 returning favorite legends and 3 new legends with great stories to tell.

 

Tour stops include:

Unknown Civil War Soldier (Unknown-1862) portrayed by Brock Thompson

NEW! Helen Adelaide Cox Collier (1882-1952) portrayed by Caroline Wilbanks

Benjamin Franklin Liddon (1876-1952) portrayed by William McMullin

James Waits (1842-1870) portrayed by Jackson Turner

NEW! Isaiah Paschal Young (1799-1880) portrayed by Xander Watkins

Shelby Hammond Curlee (1868-1944) portrayed by Dale Fortenberry

NEW! Eli Siles Mitchell (1819-1902) portrayed by David Frost II

 

Each tour will last around 45 minutes and include standing and some minor walking. Groups of 15-16 people leave every 15 minutes.

Tickets can be purchased at the gate, at the museum at 221 North Fillmore in downtown Corinth, by calling 662-287-3120 or online at tourcorinth.com.

Special thanks to our 2018 sponsors: Magnolia Regional Health Center, Memorial Funeral Home, McPeters Inc Funeral Directors, Corinth Mattress & Furniture Outlet, Marea Wilson, Realtor, Jack Griffith & Associates, OfficePro Corinth and Dodd Eye Clinic.

Research Sources: Crossroads Museum Archives, Steven Simmons, Bryan Clausel, Angela Smith, 1984 Alcorn County History Book, History of City Cemetery by Frank Simmons, Corinthians of Today & Yesterday by Beulah Price.

This project is funded in part by grants from the Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area (MHNHA) (MS Hills National Heritage Area), a federally designated National Heritage Area.

Corinth City Cemetery
602 Westview Drive
Corinth, MS. 38834

Local legends and actors will be announced soon.

For more information, call 287-3120 or e-mail director@crossroadsmuseum.com.

The tour is sponsored by Crossroads Museum.

TOUR COST, DAYS AND TIMES:

Saturday, Oct. 27, from 4 to 6 p.m.
A group of 14 to 16 people will leave out every 15 minutes.
Each tour will last about one hour and requires a very small amount of walking.

Sunday, Oct. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m.
A group of 14 to 16 people will leave out every 15 minutes.
Each tour will last about one hour and requires a very small amount of walking.

Tickets:
$15 per person
$10 per person for groups of 4 or more

Children age 8 and under will be free.

PURCHASE TOUR TICKETS BELOW:
Tickets can also be purchased by calling 662-287-3120
or at the gate prior to the tour.

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Corinth, Mississippi 38834
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