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Crystal Springs (the city)

"Our city is located about 25 miles south of Jackson, MS on Interstate 55. We are close enough to enjoy the benefits of a large city but just far enough away to exhale and relax in our small bedroom community. Formerly the Tomatopolis of the world, we are a community rich in history. We have an annual Tomato Festival on the last Saturday in June and we would love to have you here with us. We are proud to be home to the Robert Johnson museum." Mayor Sally Garland

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Artists from A Plus Signs and Creative give Crystal Springs a fresh coat of paint.

The Stories

Once known as the “Tomatopolis of the World,” Crystal Springs knows a thing or two about a good tomato! And they have a whole weekend set aside each year to proclaim it! Celebrating all things tomato! And they have a whole weekend set aside each year to proclaim it!

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Credit to: Social South


Crystal Springs at Christmas time is something to be seen!

*unfortunately we can't  find a photo of the Crystal Springs christmas lights to support Christina's nomination. If anyone has a photo they would like to share with us please send it to modern@msmuseumart.org or submit it through the nomination form.

Credit to: Christina Rena


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