Join Walt Grayson as he showcases Mississippi's unique landmarks, attractions, art, history, culture, and of course, people. Mississippi Roads provides viewers an insider’s guide to the towns, events, attractions, history, art, music, food, natural beauty and intriguing individuals that make Mississippi so unique. From hidden waterfalls to opulent mansions to quirky eateries to talented artists, you never know what we will uncover around the bend.
Hosted from The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History
Mississippi celebrated its bicentennial in various ways and one of those was to open the ambitious two new museums in downtown Jackson; The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History. We take a look an overall look at the background, concept, and content of the two museum. In addition we discuss the expectations people have for the two museums moving the forward the understanding of Mississippi.
Hoted from Mitchell Farms
A foraging forester identifies edible plants in the deep woods. We taste delicious tamales at the Delta Hot Tamale Festival in Greenville. And we take a road trip to Columbus to discover the scrumptious secret of Twisted Burgers.
Hosted from the Hattiesburg Zoo
We fly south to the Gulf Coast to learn what it takes to protect the habitat of the Least Tern. We take to the skies with volunteers of Pilots and Paws as they help deliver shelter pets to their new homes. It’s a Cat’s Tale as we take a look inside Cedar Hill Animal Sanctuary in Caledonia and see how they provide a safe-haven for exotic animals.
Hosted from The Old Capiatol Musuem
We explore the history of the Biloxi Lighthouse. Built in 1848, it stands as a symbol of perseverance, hope and change. We investigate the mysterious happenings at Rowan Oak when we visit William Faulkner’s former home in Oxford. And we tour the African American Military Museum in Hattiesburg with a group of high school students.