Rex Plaza

Jack Reed, Sr., a prominent Tupelo businessman tells of time when he and nineteen others met at the Rex Plaza […]

River Site

On August 31, 1955, 14-year-old Emmett Till’s body was found 2.3 miles to the southeast of the marker. A fisherman […]

Road 515 or “Rock Cut Road”

The murder site of Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner is located off Highway 19 South at the intersection of County Roads […]

Robins Noble Field

Robins Noble Field was the site for many Tupelo High School Football games on Friday nights. However, it was also […]

Rosa Fort School

Tunica’s high school for black students. It replaced all of the former plantation schools and served 3,000 black students in […]

Rosa Scott School

This school was named after Rosa Allie Scott, who was an advocate for civil and human rights. She is buried […]

Rose Hill Baptist Church

Rose Hill Baptist Church is Mississippi’s oldest African-American Baptist congregation, dating back to the 1830s. It is also where leaders […]

Rose Street

Several houses along this portion of Rose Street were rented to members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the […]

Rosemont Plantation

Rosemont Plantation near Woodville, Mississippi, in Wilkinson County, is the family and boyhood home of Jefferson Davis, President of the […]

Rowland Cemetery

Rowland Cemetery also known as Smith’s Grove is an abandoned cemetery located on Highway 72 and Pottery Road. Within this […]

Rust College

Rust’s curriculum spanned from elementary education to normal school training for teachers