1894: Coca Cola first bottled by Joseph A. Biedenharn in Vicksburg

Early Coca Cola Bottle
Early Coca Cola Bottle

1894: Legislature adopts official state flag of Mississippi

The new flag depicted the stars and bars of the Confederacy in the upper left corner. It replaced the Magnolia Flag.

1894: Belhaven College founded in Jackson

The lagoon at Belhaven College (MDAH Collection)
The lagoon at Belhaven College

Dr. Lewis T. Fitzhugh founded the Belhaven College for Young Ladies.  It was acquired by the Presbyterian Church in 1911.

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