Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Transportation Museum

Columbus, Mississippi


A Museum focusing on the archives and history of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway along with its dream, construction and development. The museum host the timeline/history along with interactive exhibits and mapping of the project.

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Tennessee-Tombigbee Collections

(coming soon)

Tenn-Tom’s evolution from a dream by past generations to a reality over twenty years ago provides a fertile repository for those interested in political science; environmental law (two nations landmark cases); public works engineering and construction; multi-modal transportation; and regional economic development. The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Museum/Library/Intermodal Learning Center is located at the headquarters of the Tenn-Tom Waterway Development Authority and facilitates greater access to a treasure trove of the waterway’s history for scholars, students, researchers and for the general public. The materials in the Library are available for students to come into the resource room and access all pertinent date for research projects. After digitization the Library would then make it available of its website www.tenntom.org.