Columbus is home to three National Register Historic Districts that boast an impressive 676 properties. Tours of these architectural gems abound. Read More...
Downtown Columbus, Mississippi has something for everyone: gorgeous historic homes; treasure-filled antique and specialty shops; and divine dining, from casual to elegant.
Tennessee Williams Welcome Center
The Tennessee Williams Welcome Center serves as the official welcome center for Columbus and hosts visitors from around the world who come to see this historic home, and to learn more about one of the most important playwrights in American history.
Friendship Cemetery (c.1849)
Friendship Cemetery stands as a monument to the lives of the great as well as those 'to Fortune and to Fame unknown.' It is the site of the nation's first 'Decoration Day,' a precursor to today's Memorial Day observance.