Known locally as “The Pass,” Pass Christian is home to historic homes, magnificent oaks, boating, beaches, and more. The downtown area is home to shopping, restaurants, antiques, and the arts. It is steeped in a rich history, from the Pitcher Point Indians to the Civil War. The Pass Christian Municipal Harbor is very busy with boats that dredge for oysters and shrimp. The Museé Bourdin hosts thousands of photographs on display, as well as hundreds of cataloged heritage items on people, places, and events of Pass Christian.