A Visit to the Gulf Coast ....&

Don's Humble Abode

Pascagoula River

The Pascagoula is a river, about 80 miles long, in southeastern Mississippi and is feed by many tributaries including Leaf River to the north. Along the winding river you will find white sandbars as it flows into the marshlands and then into Mississippi Sound of the Gulf of Mexico near Rabbit Island shown on the to the far right. The river is know for its great fishing and abundant wildlife including many species of birds, turtles, allagators, etc. THE PASCAGOULA is often called the "Singing River." According to legend, the peace-loving Pascagoula Indian tribe sang as they walked hand-in-hand into the river to avoid fighting with the invading Biloxi tribe. It is said that on quiet nights you can still hear them singing their death chant.



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River Winding