Mississippi University for Women

Women made history in Columbus. Founded in 1884 as The Industrial Institute and College, The W was the first public college for women in the United State of America. It later became Mississippi State College for Women and eventually Mississippi University for Women, affectionately known as The W. The university first admitted men in 1982. … Continued

Tennessee Williams Home & Welcome Center

Make your first stop in Columbus the Tennessee Williams Home & Welcome Center. Here you’ll be greeted by one of our friendly and knowledgeable Travel Counselors, who are ready to help make the most of your trip. While you’re here, enjoy a tour ($5 per person) of the first home of legendary playwright Tennessee Williams, … Continued

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