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A lot of emotions !!!

What a great visit even if some furniture aren't the original ones. The University send a guide to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Important Historic Place

A terrible thing happened here, but fortunately Tougaloo College has turned into an important... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
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2332 Margaret W Alexander Dr, Jackson, MS 39213-6411
+1 601-981-2965
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great visit even if some furniture aren't the original ones. The University send a guide to tell you the life of the Evers Family and their drama. You can see the bullet impacts in the kitchen and can imagine the terror they lived.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

A terrible thing happened here, but fortunately Tougaloo College has turned into an important learning opportunity and a meaningful historical landmark. Glad I was able to see the house and learn about the history. A very moving experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

The tour was very enlightening and Ms. Minnie gave an outstanding overview of the events leading up to the Assassination of Medgar Evers. Enjoyed it very much. Was visiting with 45 ladies from Atlanta.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank S D
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We did not call ahead to make an appointment due to our restricted time frame but still went by the house. There is a few photos with descriptions under the carport that describe the events of Medgar Evers assassination arms a historical marker out front....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank AmiK2
Reviewed June 17, 2018

The folks at Tougaloo College have done a heroic job of keeping this site alive. You must call the University in advance to arrange the tour. Our docent was extremely knowledgeable and passionate--it was a gift to spend time with her. We were very moved...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Kato F
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Our tour of the Medgar Evers Home was a moving and somber reminder of the heroism and sacrifices of the civil rights leaders of our recent past. I hope that this amazing site becomes part of our National Park System so that its story can...More

Date of experience: March 2018
9  Thank Steve H
Reviewed February 18, 2018

I am always in awe when I stand at a spot where history took place. Like the Gettysburg and Vicksburg battlefields, I felt that way at Medgar Evers' home. I first learned of him from the movie Ghosts of Mississippi. The tour guide was very...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank jddoog
Reviewed February 7, 2018

I learned a great deal about the life of Medgar Evers during this tour. The tour guide was fantastic. Death threats made to Medgar Evers changed the way he and his family went about their daily lives but not their resolve to fight segregation, Jim...More

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank ededed2017
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

This was a random visit. We were riding down the street and stopped by and the lady who shows the Home allowed us to come and view the home before other guests came by. I had chills listening to the story. Very informative. My eleven...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Terri J
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

I have learned so much about Mr. Evers on our trip to Jackson. We visited the Museum of Civil Rights where we first learned about him. Pur tour guide at his house was very knowledgeable of his life, the area and civil rights history.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Mandi N
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Cassandra P
July 22, 2018|
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Response from ededed2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can.
Vina L
June 23, 2018|
Response from ededed2017 | Reviewed this property |
Call 601-981-2965 for up-to-date tour information and to schedule a tour.
Pamela H
June 3, 2018|
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No. Appt must be made in advance if you want to go inside. You can walk around outside anytime just to look.