Houston, Mississippi

Houston Flywheel Festival

Houston hosts the Mississippi Valley Flywheel Festival twice a year. Each April and September thousands of visitors from all over the United States come to Houston to view displays of antique steam and gasoline engines and tractors. There are many art and craft exhibitors, flea market booths, and food vendors. Live entertainment is also provided.

Joe Brigance Park
635 Starkville Road
Free admission.

Houston Carnegie Library

The Carnegie Library located at 105 West Madison Street in Houston was the first Carnegie library built in the state of Mississippi. It is still in use today.

The Tanglefoot Trail®

The trail, at a length of 43.6 miles, is Mississippi's longest Rails to Trails conversion. Opened in September 2013, the trail follows the abandoned Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad line from Houston, MS to New Albany, MS and is managed by the GM&O Rails to Trails Recreational District.

Trail facilities include four whistle stops (with bathrooms) in Ingomar, Ecru, Algoma, and New Houlka. Public parking is available at each of the whistle stops as well as in New Albany, Pontotoc, and Houston.

For more information about the Tanglefoot Trail®, see: www.tanglefoottrail.com


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