This list of African American Historic Places in Mississippi is based on a book by the National Park Service, The Preservation Press, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers.[1]

Some of these sites are on the National Register of Historic Places (NR) as independent sites or as part of a larger historic district. Several of the sites are National Historic Landmarks (NRL). Others have Mississippi historical markers (HM). The citation on historical markers is given in the reference. The location listed is the nearest community to the site. More precise locations are given in the reference.

Adams County

Alcorn County

Bolivar County

Claiborne County

Hancock County

Harrison County

Hinds County

Old State Capitol

Jackson County

Jefferson County

Jefferson Davis County

Lauderdale County

The school was the first brick public school building in Mississippi built with public funds for African-American children.

Leflore County

Marshall County

Monroe County

Oktibbeha County

Warren County


  1. ^ African American Historic Places, National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places
  2. ^ Brochure funded by the Holly Springs Tourism & Recreation Bureau