Moody, Ann

Anne Moody, author of A Coming of Age in Mississippi, was born in Wilkinson County in 1940. Her book is an autobiographical account of her experience growing up in South Mississippi. Published in 1969, Moody’s novel tells the story of Moody’s life from age four to twenty-four and addresses the issues faced by young African-Americans […]

Rosemont Plantation

Rosemont Plantation near Woodville, Mississippi, in Wilkinson County, is the family and boyhood home of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America 1861-1865.