"Keeweechic's Pascagoula" Pascagoula by keeweechic
Pascagoula Travel Guide: 16 reviews and 17 photos
Pascagoula got its name from a band of peaceful Native Americans (Pascagoula means 'bread eaters') who first inhabited the area. Unfortunately they are now extinct after having drowned themselves chanting as they waded into the deepening river waters when they were about to be enslaved to the fierce Biloxi, the enemy. This sad event has resulted in Pascagoula also being known as the "Singing River" city by the sea.
Pascagoula has a rich history of being a European settlement dating back over 300 years when it was inhabited first by the Spanish, followed by the French and English settlers. This was the gathering place of nations who came here to trade, build or buy ships and has now become Mississippi's premier and busiest port. The states largest shipbuilding employer is here as well as other industries such as a Chevron refinery, First Chemical Corporation, BP/Amoco and Goldman Offshore just to name a few. The Pascagoula Naval Station is located on the Singing River Island and is the homeport to several Navy warships as well as a large Coast Guard contingent.
Mississippi's 8th largest city, Pascagoula is the County Seat of Jackson County. There are roughly 30,000 residents here.
There is a museum opposite which houses 18th century items and American Indian. Open year-round. Mon-Sat... more travel advice
On quiet summer evenings a mysterious yet beautifully haunting sound can be heard emanating from the waters of Singing... more travel advice
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