1. The world’s largest shrimp is on display at the Old Spanish Fort Museum in Pascagoula.
2. The world’s largest cactus plantation is in Edwards.
3. The first nuclear submarine built in the south was produced in Mississippi. (My daughter has this thing for submarines for some reason. She’s going to want to know more about this!
4. David Harrison of Columbus owns the patent on the Soft Toilet Seat. Over 1,000,000 are sold every year. (Why can’t I come up with an idea like that!!)
5, Pine Sol was invented in 1929 by Jackson native Harry A. Cole, Sr. (How many times have you used this product and not once wondered where it came from??