Emmett Till Interpretive Center, Sumner

4.8
#51 of 94 in Museums in Mississippi
History Museum · Museum
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  • The New York Times and NPR have both reported on the Emmett Till Interpretative Trail, which is a series of sites linked to the murder of 14 year-old Emmett Till in 1955. The Center, located in...  more »
  • The museum is across the road from the courthouse where Emmett Till’s murderers were acquitted. It’s still disturbing to see the site where such injustice was done.  more »
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  • Must visit. Somber but excellent presentation of facts and ambiance of the era. Docent was extremely knowledgeable. Hours look restricted, but when I called to confirm, he offered to stay open for my arrival. Also consider rounding out your stark Emmitt Till history with visit to the gin museum (excellent) and Money....
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