“Opry on the Square” New to 2016 Carrollton Pilgrimage & Pioneer Day Festival Activities.

“Opry on the Square” is a new event for the 2016 Pioneer Day Festival. “Minnie Pearl” [Margaret Corder] will host the event. Featured Opry Musicians Robert Box – a 5-time Mississippi State Banjo Champion and an International Southern Gospel Instrumentalist … Continue reading

Cotesworth Open for 2016 Pilgrimage

Your pilgrimage won’t be complete without taking the short drive to Cotesworth, the home of James Zachariah George from 1861 until his death in 1897. There, you can purchase tickets for a tour of the home. George was a major … Continue reading

Carrollton Historic Pilgrimage and Pioneer Day Festival October 7-8, 2016

Mississippi has many beautiful scenes in its landscape but few have as much to offer as Carroll County and Carrollton, in particular. It is centrally located in the middle of the state and is easily. It is only a “stone’s … Continue reading

Winterville Traveling Trunk to be Part of 2016 Pioneer Day Festival

To most of us the term “Mississippian” means someone who lives in Mississippi. However, to archeologists the term designates a period in history 1000 to 1700 A.D. and the society that lived during that period. This society was spread across … Continue reading