Corinth: The museum serves as the hub of historical information
for the area. Learn about key moments in Corinth, Mississippi
history. See fossils and American Indian artifacts first discovered
in the area. Items representing the areas industrial past
include a Wurlitzer organ and brick molds and products patented
by Berry Hydraulics.
Railroad: Learn the importance of the downtown railroad
crossing in Corinth history. See displays on depot and railroad
industry history. The depot still houses an office of the Kansas
City Southern Railroad. A bright red caboose sits on the museum
grounds and is open to the public for tours during normal museum
Civil War: Learn about the major roles Corinth played in
the Civil War. See Civil War relics ranging from soldiers
personal items to weapons and models of Corona College and the
Learn about the important aviation events in Corinth's history.
Aviation pioneer Roscoe Turner was born in Corinth and homed
his aviation skills in city repair shops before becoming the
first person to fly nonstop over the Atlantic Ocean.
On loan from Corinth Coca-Cola Bottling Works, see over 1,000
pieces of authentic Coca-Cola memorabilia, plus a large collection
of old fashioned drink machines from years gone by.
Native son: Born on March 16, 1932 in Corinth, Don Blasingame
was a second basman in Major League Baseball who played with
the St. Louis Cardinals and the Cincinnati Reds just to name
a few. See a large selection of baseball and Blasingame memorabilia.
staple: Dilworth's Hot Tamales have been a part of Corinth
history since the 1930's when Johnny Johnson sold tamales from
the big metal box on the back of his bike-cart. Johnson drove
the cart all over town selling tamales and meeting train passengers
at the Corinth Depot. The cart has now been restored and is
on display at the museum. Learn more about Dilworth's Hot Tamales
Admission: Adults $5; Over 50 $3; Under 16 Free
North Fillmore Street
Corinth, Mississippi 38834