The ABC News program Good Morning America recently ran a feature for “5 small towns in America that are big on patriotism”.
Ahead of the 4th of July holiday, these towns symbolizes the patriotic nature of the holiday.
In north Mississippi, Tupelo was featured. The Article said about the town:
“Most commonly known as the birthplace of Elvis Presley, Tupelo is also home to Northern Mississippi’s biggest July 4 celebration. The All-American City Family Picnic in the Park draws visitors from all over the state. It takes place at Ballard Park with entertainment for all ages, a variety of food and beverages, and fun activities for the kids. This celebration is free. The day is capped off by a large evening fireworks display.”