|#1 of 17 Things To Do in Richland|
Downtown Pearl (Neighborhood)
~4.36 miles from Richland city center
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|#2 of 17 Things To Do in Richland|
~5.60 miles from Richland city center
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In the summer of 1861, enthusiastic volunteers in colorful uniforms gathered to fight the first major land battle of the war. Confident that their foes would turn and run, neither side anticipated the smoke, din and death of battle. Nearly one year later, both sides met again on the same battlefield with the Confederates winning a solid victory bringing them to the height of their power.
|#3 of 17 Things To Do in Richland|
~5.96 miles from Richland city center
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This 50-foot dome features 8500 stars, among other images, for a simulated look at the cosmos.
|#4 of 17 Things To Do in Richland|
Jackson Convention Complex
105 East Pascagoula Street Jackson, MS 39201 Jackson MS - 601.960.2321
~6.01 miles from Richland city center
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Opened in 2009, the Jackson Convention Complex features 330,000 square feet of flexible exhibit, ballroom, and meeting space and is located in the heart of downtown Jackson — Mississippi’s capital city and the heart of Southern hospitality. Whether you are planning or attending a concert or a training seminar, a charity ball or a volleyball tournament, a national convention or a wedding reception, this is the place to make it shine.A LEED Certified facility, the Complex offers first-rate amenities, state of the art technologies, resort-quality service and in-house catering services by SAVOR…Jackson. So come on, and let us show you the true meaning of Southern hospitality.
|#5 of 17 Things To Do in Richland|
Downtown Jackson (Neighborhood)
~6.03 miles from Richland city center
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Mississippi State Fairgrounds
~6.04 miles from Richland city center
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Located just east of downtown at the corner of High and Pearl Streets, this sprawling expanse is used year-round for special events and popular commercial and state-sponsored functions. The Mississippi Coliseum , home of the Jackson Bandits, stands proudly on the grounds, as do the Mississippi Trade Mart and the Kirk Fordice Equine Center , which is used for equestrian and livestock events. The oldest fairgrounds in the Southeast, the complex is home each October to the festive Mississippi State Fair, and each February hosts the Dixie National Rodeo and Livestock Show.
|#7 of 17 Things To Do in Richland|
Mississippi State Capitol
~6.32 miles from Richland city center
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The Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson, Mississippi is the state capitol building of the U.S. state of Mississippi, housing the Mississippi Legislature. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1969 and designated a Mississippi Landmark in 1986.The current Mississippi State Capitol building, often called the "New Capitol," is located in downtown Jackson and has been the home to Mississippi's state legislature since 1903. It is the third capitol building in Jackson.The building was erected on the site of the old state penitentiary and was designed by Theodore Link, an architect from St. Louis, Missouri. The building cost $1,093,641 dollars, which was paid by the Illinois Central Railroad via back taxes they owed the state.The capitol is 402 feet (123 ...
|#8 of 17 Things To Do in Richland|
1701 N. State St. Jackson MS - 601-974-1000
~7.41 miles from Richland city center
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Millsaps College is a private liberal arts college located in Jackson, Mississippi. Founded in 1890, the college is recognized as one of the country's best private colleges dedicated to undergraduate teaching and educating the whole individual. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, Millsaps is home to approximately 1,200 students. Millsaps College is featured in Loren Pope’s Colleges That Change Lives and is one of only 24 private colleges nationwide named a Best Buy in the 2010 edition of Fiske’s Top Financial Finds on the College Tuition Market.
|#9 of 17 Things To Do in Richland|
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
~7.46 miles from Richland city center
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The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is located in Jackson and is the largest museum in state of Mississippi.The museum was founded in 1933 by Francis A. Cook as a part of the Mississippi Game and Fish Commission. Francis 'Fannie' Cook led a drive to found the Game and Fish Commission the 1920s, including traveling education exhibits at local and state fairs. Then in 1932, Cook wrote the state's first game laws, and became the museum's first director after the Commission was established by the legistlature. In the last seventy years, the main attendees have been the school children and educational institutions.The museum is in Lefleur's Bluff State Park and features aquariums, habitat exhibits, and nature trails specializing in the flora and fauna of Mississippi. The museum...
|#10 of 17 Things To Do in Richland|
~7.94 miles from Richland city center
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Riverside ParkRiverside Park CirJackson, MS
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Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium
2531 N State St Jackson MS
~7.95 miles from Richland city center
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Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium is the largest football stadium in the state of Mississippi.Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium is an outdoor football stadium in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. A state-owned facility, Veterans Memorial Stadium is the home field of the Jackson State University Tigers; it also plays host to the Mississippi High School Activities Association state championship football games every fall and other special events, including several NFL exhibition games.The stadium played host to a concert by Widespread Panic, R. L. Burnside and the Kudzu Kings on June 29, 2001.The stadium hosted an NFL preseason game between the New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts on August 26, 2006, in which the Colts won 27-14.After initially being built in 1941 with stands ...
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Jackson Zoological Park (Zoo)
~8.18 miles from Richland city center
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The Jackson Zoo is located in Jackson, Mississippi. The Jackson Zoo has been attracting people across the state and beyond for more than 90 years. The Zoo boasts an animal collection representing over 200 species and nearly 800 individual animals that provide glimpses of native wildlife from around the world.The Jackson Zoo is situated within the historic 110-acre (0.45 km2) Livingston Park and welcomes approximately 200,000 visitors annually from Mississippi and surrounding states. 55,000 school children make their way to the Zoo throughout the school year.Guests can also enjoy fare from the Elephant House Cafe, purchase keepsake merchandise from the Jackson Zoo Trading Company. Picnics are permitted in Livingston Park and rides are available on the Endangered Species Carousel or the ...
|#13 of 17 Things To Do in Richland|
Dizzy Dean Museum
~8.20 miles from Richland city center
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Address1152 Lakeland Dr.Jackson, MS 39216Telephone601/982-8264
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Hawkins Field (HKS)
~9.15 miles from Richland city center
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Hawkins Field (IATA: HKS, ICAO: KHKS, FAA LID: HKS) is a city-owned public-use airport located three miles (5 km) northwest of the central business district of Jackson, a city in Hinds County, Mississippi, United States.Hawkins Field traces its origins to February 1928, when the City of Jackson first acquired 151 acres (0.61 km2) of land to designate as an airfield. The city bought the original parcel for $53,500, and the airport was originally called "Davis Field."Hawkins Field was the terminus for Delta Air Lines' very first commercial flight in 1929.In June 1941 Hawkins Field was designated as Jackson Army Airbase. It activated on 1 June 1942 and was used by the United States Army Air Force Flying Training Command, as a basic flying training airfield. The airfield operated a con...
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Downtown Clinton (Neighborhood)
~13.22 miles from Richland city center
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|#16 of 17 Things To Do in Richland|
200 South Capitol Street Clinton MS - 601.925.3000
~13.23 miles from Richland city center
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Mississippi College, also known as MC, is a private, Christian university located in Clinton, Mississippi. Mississippi College comprises the main campus in Clinton, as well as satellite campuses in Brandon and Madison, Mississippi, and the Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson. It is the oldest college in the state of Mississippi and the second-oldest Baptist affiliated university in the world.Mississippi College has been included in U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges", The New York Times' "Best Buys in College" and Barron's "Best Buys in College Education".
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Bruce Campbell Field (MBO)
~15.77 miles from Richland city center
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The Bruce Campbell Field (MBO) serves the citizens and businesses of Madison Mississippi and surrounding areas.