Rodney, Mississippi exists no more. But, once it was a booming port town.

Ghost Town on the Mississippi The Steeple

Premiered January 11, 2023
Ghost Town on the Mississippi

n episode 1: Rodney, Mississippi was a booming port town on the Mississippi river but when the river was gone, so was Rodney. Watch the story of Rodney, a real "ghost" town in the middle of nowhere.

About the Program

The Steeple

Aspects of our unique Southern history can only be told through its surviving rural churches. As the backcountry rapidly expanded in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, the churches erected on this newly parceled land became the center of community life. These are the stories that built our nation.

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