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Description - The Mississippi railroad museum was built to honor Casey Jones. The museum honors Jonathan Luther "Casey" Jones, folk hero and engineer. The museum features Mississippi's railroading history. A 1923 oil burning steam engine is on display. The museum charges a fee, and there is a gift shop.

Recreation - Since Casey Jones Museum State Park features a historical museum, there are not any recreational opportunities other than viewing the museum.

Climate - Mississippi generally has a temperate climate, with cool winters and warm, humid summers. Freezing temperatures are possible in the winter. Thunderstorms and are possible throughout the year but most common in the spring and summer. Tropical storms occasionally strike the coast during the hurricane season.

Location - Casey Jones Museum State Park is located in Vaughan off I-55, exit 133.


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Contact Information:
Casey Jones Museum State Park, 10501 Vaughan Rd. #1 , Vaughan, MS, 39179, Phone: 662-673-9864

Additional Information:
Capital/River Region - The Capital/River Region encompasses the southwest corner of Mississippi. It stretches from Jackson, Mississippi's capital city and geographic center, to the historic towns that line the bluffs of the Mississippi River.
Jackson Area - Outdoor life in the County is always a beautiful and educational experience. As one of Mississippi's 27 state parks, Jackson County's own Shepard State Park provides its visitors with picnic areas, bike and nature trails, and areas for tent camping. The Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge and the Pascagoula Wildlife Management Area are popular wildlife refuges that are open to hikers, bird watchers. Campers will also enjoy the beautiful Gulf Islands National Seashore Park in Ocean Springs.

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Mississippi State Parks - Official Agency Website

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