Unbeknownst to many, the final home of Newton Knight, one of the state’s most legendary residents, is nestled deep in the woods of rural Mississippi. The historic cemetery has been closed to the public for years. However, this is no longer the case. Now you can visit the cemetery and discover all the secrets, legends and memories it holds.
In these uncertain times, keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket-to-visit list at a later date.
Keep in mind that the Knight Family Cemetery is on private property, so you can’t visit it whenever you want. The only way to see the cemetery in person is to book a tour, which you can do here.
So, did you know this hidden and historic cemetery? Have you ever visited the Knight Family Cemetery? Do you know of another fascinating site hidden in the woods? If so, tell us!
It is not the only isolated cemetery in the state. Click here to learn more about a ghost town cemetery with a spooky history.
Address: 84 Co Rd 5335, Laurel, MS 39443, United States