The Mule Train National Civil Rights Experience of Quitman County will be a 10,000 sq. ft. – 15,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility, that will tell the history of a small city in Mississippi that played a major role in the history of the civil rights movement, that brought civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr to its city, two weeks before his untimely assassination in 1968.
The Mule Train National Civil Rights Experience of Quitman County will also tell the full story from the start of the beginning of the civil rights movement, and this facility will also showcase its unsung heroes and leaders from Emmett Till, to today’s Black Lives Matter Movement.
The Mule Train National Civil Rights Experience of Quitman County will be part of the construction of the National Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame, rhythm and blues, blues, and gospel music played a major part during the civil rights movement.
This facility will be made to give you the total experience of one of the greatest movements of our lifetime, through high-tech-technology sounds and videos, and photographs. The facility will have a gift shop and restaurant that will be made up like the restaurant of the 50s and 60s with photos and videos and an exhibit showcasing. This facility will have its own after-school learning center, with a walk of fame to highlight those unsung heroes and leaders of the civil rights movement.
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