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  • Hit the Road with Jac: Pine Belt ghost hunting

    Hit the Road with Jac: Pine Belt ghost hunting

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 8:59 AM EDT2017-05-09 12:59:50 GMT
    The blue ceiling paint of the Deason's Home help curb spirits from entering. Source: Jac Bedrossian.The blue ceiling paint of the Deason's Home help curb spirits from entering. Source: Jac Bedrossian.

    Welcome to the Deason's Home, one of the oldest houses in Jones County. The house has the same cut and finish as George Washington's Mt. Vernon home, and was the first house in Ellisville with paint. Now the ceiling of the home is coated with blue paint. "There are a couple of theories about the blue paint," said Frances Murphy, our tour guide. "The most popular one is that it keeps the ghosts away, but it doesn't work here." 

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    Welcome to the Deason's Home, one of the oldest houses in Jones County. The house has the same cut and finish as George Washington's Mt. Vernon home, and was the first house in Ellisville with paint. Now the ceiling of the home is coated with blue paint. "There are a couple of theories about the blue paint," said Frances Murphy, our tour guide. "The most popular one is that it keeps the ghosts away, but it doesn't work here." 

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  • Hit the Road, Jac: A beginner's guide to the Mississippi "Grand Canyon"

    Monday, May 1 2017 2:21 PM EDT2017-05-01 18:21:22 GMT
    Hit the Road with Jac at Red Bluff. Source: WDAMHit the Road with Jac at Red Bluff. Source: WDAM

    The Grand Canyon is closer than you think.

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    The Grand Canyon is closer than you think.

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  • Hit the Road with Jac: A key to the city

    Hit the Road with Jac: A key to the city

    Friday, March 31 2017 12:22 PM EDT2017-03-31 16:22:45 GMT
    The locked tour in the Mississippi Room gives you a birds eye view of downtown Hattiesburg. Source: Jac Bedrossian.The locked tour in the Mississippi Room gives you a birds eye view of downtown Hattiesburg. Source: Jac Bedrossian.

    All you need is a small key and the city of Hattiesburg is yours.  Kind of. 

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    All you need is a small key and the city of Hattiesburg is yours.  Kind of.  

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