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Pinta docks at the Biloxi Pier

A piece of history is docked at the Biloxi Schooner Pier. A replica of the Pinta caravel, one of the ships used by Christopher Columbus, is open to the public. Driving by the Biloxi Pier you may…

Pinta docks at the Biloxi Schooner Pier

A relic of the fifteenth century cut through the waters of the Mississippi Sound this afternoon as it prepares to serve as an interactive museum. The Pinta returned to the Biloxi Schooner Pier for self-guided tours that…

The Pinta arrives in Biloxi

A slice of history is making its way to the shores of Biloxi this evening and soon you too can experience the history behind the Pinta. News 25’s Grant Chighizola is at the Biloxi Schooner Pier as…

Pinta will return to Biloxi January 29th

Later this month, families on the Coast will have the chance to step back in time and explore a piece of nautical history. The Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum announced today that the Pinta will dock at…

79th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor

Monday marks the 79th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. December 7th, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt called it “a date which will live in infamy.” Hundreds of Japanese bombers attacked the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.…

Live Local: Biloxi Cemetery Tour

Lace up your shoes and take a stroll with News 25’s Lorraine Weiskopf in today’s edition of ‘Live Local.’ For today’s spooky story, we visit the Biloxi Cemetery with Biloxi Library Historian Jane Shambra. The Biloxi Cemetery is filled with…

What’s new at the Gulfport Museum of History

Open for less than a year, you might say the Gulfport Museum of History has a history of its own, but in the true spirit of the resiliency South Mississippi residents are known for, the museum is not only back…

Beauvoir preps for 34th annual Fall Muster

Beauvoir holds over 150 years of history. This weekend, the home of former President of the Confederate States Jefferson Davis will host the annual Fall Muster. The Civil War came to an end in 1865, but spectators still gather for…

Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum opened this weekend

The Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum honoring Mississippi Aviators, including Gulfport’s John C. Robinson, officially opened in Gulfport this weekend. It’s been years in the making, but Francisco Gonzalez made his dream a reality. As the project manager of Mississippi’s Aviation…

Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum is back up and running

Like the industries the museum embodies, the Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum has faced its challenges and snags over the years. But now, the South Mississippi Museum is back up and running to show and tell stories our Coast was…

Tour the Nina and Pinta replicas in Biloxi

You can walk in the shoes of one of the world’s famous sailors and adventurers, Christopher Columbus, right here in South Mississippi. The Nina and Pinta, replicas of Columbus’ Ships of Discovery, are docked at the Biloxi Schooner Pier off…

Discover the Nina and the Pinta

It’s time to set sail. The Nina and Pinta, replicas of Columbus’ ‘Ships of Discovery,’ have made their way to Biloxi. Both the Nina and the Pinta tour together as a ‘sailing museum’ for educating the public and school children.…

Discover the Nina and the Pinta

It’s time to set sail! The Nina and Pinta, replicas of Columbus’ ships of discovery, have made their way to Biloxi. News 25’s Kristen Anzuini has more.

Discover the Nina and the Pinta

After a weather delay this week, you can now go see replicas of the Pinta and the Nina of Columbus’ ships. They are docked at the Maritime and Seafood Industry’s Schooner Pier Complex on Beach Boulevard in Biloxi. The ships…

Looking inside the ‘Soul of the Coast’

Though efforts to improve the quality of life for African-Americans are as old as the United States, the fight for equality really ramped up in the 1950s and 60s. That fight, we know as the Civil Rights era. In the…

Battle of Bay St. Louis Reenactment

History came to life in Bay St. Louis this weekend to commemorate an important event in the area’s history. Members of the Mystic Krewe of the Seahorse made stops at different points throughout downtown to recognize the 205th anniversary of…