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How Stepping on a Shrimp Revolutionized an Industry. The Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, Biloxi, MS

March 21, 2017


Originally located in a Spanish-styled structure built in 1934 as part of a U. S. Coast Guard Station, the Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum was established in 1986 to preserve and interpret the maritime history of the Gulf Coast and the seafood industry long-intertwined with Biloxi’s history. Then along came Hurricane Katrina’s 30-foot tidal surge in […]