Rated as one of Outdoor Life’s top 200 best towns in America, this city boasts incredible antebellum architecture and rich 300-year history. Pirate Jean Lafitte, Andrew Jackson, Ulysses S. Grant and Zachary Taylor all spent time in Pascagoula and considered it home, a hideaway or a respite throughout the years.
Visit the famous La Pointe-Krebs House, circa 1718, in all its rugged splendor with a panoramic view of Krebs Lake. The La Pointe Krebs house is the oldest standing structure in the Mississippi Valley region - and it's right here in Pascagoula.
Coming soon! The Mississippi Maritime Museum is located in the heart of Pascagoula. This new museum will draw on the expertise and experience of generations of Mississippians whose lives depend on their connection to the sea.
The Round Island Lighthouse, c. 1859, once stood off the coast of Pascagoula on Round Island. Damaged by various hurricanes over the years, it was moved to the mainland in 2010 where it was restored. It is whitewashed to reflect the look it had originally. The lighthouse sits at the western gateway to the City welcoming visitors and residents alike. Tours are available at 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.