The 7th Avenue Heritage Festival

Queen City Hotel Blues Marker 1501 7th Avenue North, Columbus, MS, United States

Dubbed "The Biggest Free Block Party in Mississippi," The 7th Avenue Heritage Festival celebrates what one of Columbus’s African-American business and entertainment districts. The festival features Lyfe Jennings and Omar Cunningham, with Rick Dont Go Mason serving as master of ceremonies. The 7th Avenue Heritage Festival has been voted one of the top 20 events […]

About The W

Located in historic Columbus, Mississippi, The W was founded in 1884 as the first state-supported college for women in the United States. Today, the university is home to 2,227 students in more than 70 majors and concentrations and has educated men for 40 years. The university is nationally recognized for low student debt, diversity and social mobility which empowers students to BE BOLD.

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