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Home Towns: Elvis and Faulkner to HGTV

The legacies of Mississippians like literary titan William Faulkner, king of rock ‘n’ roll Elvis Presley and father of country music Jimmie Rodgers come alive in tours of their homes and the towns they grew up in. Visit the home where Faulkner wrote his famous novels and the shop where Elvis got his first guitar. See and hear more about their legacies at the Mississippi Arts & Entertainment Experience, then take in the people and places that inspired HGTV's hit show "Home Town," in Laurel. Other towns and attractions include Columbus, birthplace of playwright Tennessee Williams, New Albany and Hattiesburg before ending in Biloxi.

Tour Details:

  • Tour departs Memphis at 4:00 pm (CT) on Thursday, March 15, 2018
  • Tour ends in Biloxi on Sunday, March 18, 2018
  • Cities include: Oxford, New Albany, Tupelo, Columbus, Meridian, Laurel, and Hattiesburg