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Found our stop at the Katrina Research Center, Katrina Archives, to be a very interesting and... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2013
cuddaqueen
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Ohio
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If you want to understand the impact the hurricane had on the coast this is the only place to look... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2012
Snooks M
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biloxi ms
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19 Aug 2017
“sad to see”
5 Apr 2017
“Mississippi fun”
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University of southern Mississippi, Long Beach, MS, campus. Library. Katrina Archives and special exhibits on the 3rd floor of library
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University of Southern Mississippi, 1228 Beach Blvd, Long Beach, MS 39560
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

So sad to see that the old oak is beginning to deterioriate. Looks like steps are being taken to minimize the effects of "old age".

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank easton H
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Visit the Gulfport, Biloxi,Mississippi. Beaches,museums , shops and close to New Orleans, lots of festival to come.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Dawn G
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Katrina archives grant has been lost and there is no exhibit at USM. Trip Advisor should update its top 10 in Long Beach / Gulfport and remove this, unfortunately. All of Long Beach plus You Tube are living testimony to resilience of this region. Excellent...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank mseedunn
Reviewed 15 September 2015

there were several rooms with archives of different activity going on to help the victums of the hurricane. It was truly a devestating time for the people of the coastal area of Mississippi.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank jpltexan
Reviewed 14 February 2014

We stopped to see the Friendship Oak and walked over to the library, went to the third floor, and saw a display of photos regarding William Faulkner. We went to room 301/302 as was directed in the lobby and the nice lady in office 302...More

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank Dave N
Reviewed 20 April 2013

Found our stop at the Katrina Research Center, Katrina Archives, to be a very interesting and sobering event well worth the time to visit. We were the only vistors at the time of our visit and had plenty of time to absorb the educational and...More

Date of experience: May 2012
1  Thank cuddaqueen
Reviewed 7 May 2012

If you want to understand the impact the hurricane had on the coast this is the only place to look. USM has done an outstanding job!!

Date of experience: March 2012
1  Thank Snooks M
Reviewed 22 March 2012

I live through Katrina, it was most devastating and life altering. I enjoyed, yet with sadness the time and energy put into this archive. It is educational and filled with awe of what mother nature can do to a community. What a respectful and heartfelt...More

Thank Charlotte0525
Reviewed 15 February 2010

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast library (on the Long Beach campus, far building on the left) has archives of Hurricane Katrina on their third floor: currently on view are dozens of hurricane-untouched plates recovered from the school dining room and given to local...More

Thank gsanders59Louisiana
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