- Associated Press - Friday, March 28, 2014

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) - Thousands of visitors are expected for the annual Columbus Spring Pilgrimage starting this weekend.

WTVA-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1jAsMUC ) the festival - spotlighting the culture of the Old South - will run for two weeks.

Included will be historic home tours and other cultural activities.

Tourism officials say last year’s pilgrimage attracted about 10,000 visitors and generated a $1 million economic impact.


Information from: WTVA-TV, https://www.wtva.com

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