Tour Stop 1: Historic Railroad Crossroads & Crossroads Museum
The Crossroads Museum is the hub of area history and has an extensive collection of local Civil War relics. We will also visit the C&D Jarnigan Store, one of the nation's premier suppliers of reproduction uniforms and accessories for both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars.
Tour Stop 2: Verandah – Curlee House
The only antebellum home open to the public, the Verandah House, built by one of the founders of Corinth, played a significant role in the area's Civil War History. The orders for the Confederate attack at Shiloh were drafted in the House.
Tour Stop 3: Lunch at Borroum's Drug Store
A Confederate veteran opened in 1865 what is now Mississippi's oldest, continuous family-operated drugstore. An old-fashioned soda fountain is a bonus with cherry cokes and chocolate shakes. While at Borroum's, we may view the Confederate monument on Court Square dedicated to Col. William Rogers, the hero of the Battle of Corinth.
Tour Stop 4: Driving Tour of Civil War Corinth
Stops include the Corinth National Cemetery, the Contraband Camp, site of Battery Powell, Generals' Headquarters, and Battery F).
Tour Stop 5: Beauregard Line
One of the most pristine lines of earthworks in the nation. A short hike is required.
Tour Stop 6: Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center
No visit to Corinth would be complete without seeing the Interpretive Center, a National Park Service Site. The Center features videos of the Battles of Shiloh and Corinth and an educational water feature.
Tour Stop 7: Restaurant and Performance
We will end the day at one of the several restaurants in Downtown Corinth. Then we may stroll along the tree-lined streets or enjoy performances at the Corinth Theatre Arts, Pickin'on the Square, the Crossroads Arena or the Coliseum Civic Center (depending upon the date of the visit).