TGIF: The land of the free and the home of the brave

Biloxi Lighthouse

The Biloxi Lighthouse is the only US in the middle of a highway.

Lighthouses watch over the shores and ocean of our Nation. They are guardians of hope and allow Mariners the freedom to navigate our waters safely. Working side by side along with the Coast Guard, Light Keepers have served in times of war and peace.

Wace-in plaque

A plaque commemorating the Civil Rights wade-ins at Biloxi Beach.

The Biloxi Lighthouse has withstood time and history. It has seen its share of turmoil. It survived the Civil War, Hurricane Katrina and more than 20 hurricanes. The shores of the lighthouse has been the focal point of social protest.

Confederate flag

A protest held at Biloxi Beach against the removal of the Confederate flag.

From the Civil Rights wade-ins demanding equal access to public beaches and those demonstrating against the removal of the confederate flag in North Carolina, the Biloxi Lighthouse has witnessed it all.

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