How to Jump Over the Mississippi River

I jumped over the Mississippi River! Well, kind of…

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Across the bridge from downtown Memphis is a park of sorts called, “Mud Island.”

They’ve got shops and a cafe and museum and outdoor concert venue. One of their most well-known attractions is a miniature version of the Mississippi River.

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It’s carved into the pavement with water flowing through it and cities and towns etched into the adjacent sidewalk.

It’s a scaled down version of the Mississippi River, which the actual Mississippi River about a hundred feet away.

It’s an interesting concept and you can follow the Mississippi River from it’s Genesis all the way to the mouth in Louisiana.

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If you are passing through Memphis, take a look at Mud Island. You can learn some more about it here.

 

 

 

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