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Moving part of Civil Rights Movement history

We did not call ahead to make an appointment due to our restricted time frame but still went by the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AmiK2
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Beaumont, Texas
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Moving tribute to a hero of the Civil Rights Movement

The folks at Tougaloo College have done a heroic job of keeping this site alive. You must call the... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Kato F
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Maplewood, New Jersey
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2332 Margaret W Alexander Dr, Jackson, MS 39213-6411
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did not call ahead to make an appointment due to our restricted time frame but still went by the house. There is a few photos with descriptions under the carport that describe the events of Medgar Evers assassination arms a historical marker out front....More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

The folks at Tougaloo College have done a heroic job of keeping this site alive. You must call the University in advance to arrange the tour. Our docent was extremely knowledgeable and passionate--it was a gift to spend time with her. We were very moved...More

2  Thank Kato F
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Our tour of the Medgar Evers Home was a moving and somber reminder of the heroism and sacrifices of the civil rights leaders of our recent past. I hope that this amazing site becomes part of our National Park System so that its story can...More

8  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 18 February 2018

I am always in awe when I stand at a spot where history took place. Like the Gettysburg and Vicksburg battlefields, I felt that way at Medgar Evers' home. I first learned of him from the movie Ghosts of Mississippi. The tour guide was very...More

3  Thank jddoog
Reviewed 7 February 2018

I learned a great deal about the life of Medgar Evers during this tour. The tour guide was fantastic. Death threats made to Medgar Evers changed the way he and his family went about their daily lives but not their resolve to fight segregation, Jim...More

3  Thank ededed2017
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

This was a random visit. We were riding down the street and stopped by and the lady who shows the Home allowed us to come and view the home before other guests came by. I had chills listening to the story. Very informative. My eleven...More

1  Thank Terri J
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

I have learned so much about Mr. Evers on our trip to Jackson. We visited the Museum of Civil Rights where we first learned about him. Pur tour guide at his house was very knowledgeable of his life, the area and civil rights history.

1  Thank Mandi N
Reviewed 4 January 2018

OMG! Where to start? This was amazing. The house is still in original view. The carport still have areas of blood stain. You can look across the street and see exactly where the "shooter" was behind the bush. The house gave me "chills" just being...More

2  Thank Monica F
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in Jackson on our drive south to Orange Beach, AL. Scheduled tour beforehand with Minnie Watson. She was a delightful tour guide and a wealth of knowledge about Medgar Evers' life and death, his family, and the history of the NAACP in Jackson. We...More

2  Thank travelinMama2016
Reviewed 17 June 2017

The story of Medgar Evers illustrates the turbulence and strife plaguing our country in the 1960s, and today. So many courageous individuals bucked the status quo to say "This is not okay." Mr. Evers worked tirelessly to advance civil rights and ultimately gave his life....More

2  Thank wendy S
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Cassandra P
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Vina L
24 June 2018|
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Call 601-981-2965 for up-to-date tour information and to schedule a tour.
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3 June 2018|
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No. Appt must be made in advance if you want to go inside. You can walk around outside anytime just to look.
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