How Mississippi Became a State

Excitement is brewing for the opening of the Museum of Mississippi History (December 9th) where visitors will be able to explore the events, traditions, and people that make our state so rich and distinctive.

But, do you know how Mississippi even became a state?

Sit back and get a history lesson from Brother Rogers from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

It’s truly an intriguing 11 minutes of our state’s past!