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Top 10 #MyTupelo Photos We Loved in February!

Ah, February. Love was in the air, and photos were taken all across Tupelo. Naturally, we loved a lot of them. To celebrate those awesome shots, here’s 10 photos we loved taken by you fine people last month! (In no particular order, as always.) 1. Reflections at Lee County Courthouse. Photo by @lg_photos79. 2. LUTHI lights up […]

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A Walk Through Tupelo’s Civil Rights Heritage Trail

Seven markers throughout Downtown Tupelo make up the Civil Rights and African American Heritage Trail. These markers tell the stories of the Tupelo black community and the people who stood against injustices and fought for equality during the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960’s.   F.W. Woolworth 131 W. Main St. Located by Reed’s Bookstore, the […]

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6 Surprising Facts about The Natchez Trace Parkway

The Natchez Trace is much older than the state of Mississippi and the United States even. Hang around as long as the Trace has and you’re bound to have some interesting facts in the background. 1. It’s believed the Trace was originally formed by bison. It’s true. Historians believe that thousands of years ago the […]

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10 Tupelo photos we loved in January

January brought colder weather, the birthday of Elvis Presley, and a whole lot more. Here are 10 photos we loved from the King’s birth month (in no particular order)! 1. Grabbing a bike from Crave! (Photo by Anthony Teague, @anthony_teague) ______________________________________________________________ 2. “He ain’t nothin’ but a hound dog.” (Bayou Beaux Jenkins, @datdagisthere) ______________________________________________________________ 3. The […]

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Think You Know the Tupelo Automobile Museum?

What is the collection’s history? How did this large of a collection come together? Frank K. Spain (November 29, 1927 – April 25, 2006) was an electrical engineer and inventor who specialized in communication and broadcasting in the era when new innovations were needed to keep up with expanding public demand for television. He began […]

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Top 6 Instagram Locations in Tupelo

1. The Elvis Presley Birthplace and Overlook The Elvis Presley Birthplace and Overlook is the perfect vantage point to capture a beautiful sunset as it washes over Tupelo in the distance or pose with a statue of yourself and the King of rock ‘n’ roll. 2. The Natchez Trace Parkway Nature lovers, and anyone who can admire some natural […]

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Six New Experiences 2016 Brought Tupelo

2016 brought a lot of new to the All-America City, far more than just the six things we’ll list here. However, we have to start somewhere! If you feel like we’ve left out a crucial new experience in Tupelo (surely we have), head on over to our MyTupelo Facebook page or Twitter account and let […]

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The Definitive 8 Best #MannequinChallenge Attempts, and Their Tie to Tupelo

The #MannequinChallenge If you’ve been on the internet at any point in the last couple weeks, and we’re guessing you have, you’ve probably seen at least one example of the #MannequinChallenge pop up on your Facebook or Twitter feed. For those of you that haven’t seen the #MannequinChallenge, or still aren’t quite sure what it […]

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Think You Know Tupelo? 8 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know, From Famous Bank Heists to Presidential Visits

Eight facts about Tupelo that you might not have known: 1.) Evaporated milk was one of Tupelo’s earliest industries. 2.) The last known bank robbery by Prohibition-era gangster Machine Gun Kelly, took place on November 30, 1932 at Citizen’s State Bank in Tupelo. His gang stole $38,000. 3.) Tupelo is the seventh largest city in […]

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