Fun Mississippi Facts


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1. An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards.
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2. Until 2012, no beer with over 6% alcohol by volume could be sold in Mississippi (which excludes most micro-brews). The limit is now 10.2%.
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3. The state of Mississippi ranked 2nd in charitable giving in 2012, despite having the lowest per capita personal income in all of the US.
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4. Mississippi didn’t prohibit slavery until 1995.

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