Archive for December 2012

Historic House Museums Struggling?

According to the Washington Post’s “Struggling to attract visitors, historic houses may face day of reckoning,” history sites such as Monticello, Colonial Williamsburg, and Stratford Hall are struggling amidst long-term attendance declines. This is a topic we’ve been covering here on… Read More ›

Mississippi’s Eagle

As a preface to this post, you might want to read an earlier post on the USS Mississippi figurehead and the new USS Mississippi submarine: USS Mississippi Past and Present.” If you’ve had occasion to wander around the New Capitol… Read More ›

Happy Hanukkah Y’all

Hanukkah begins tomorrow at sun down.  In celebration of the festival of lights I’ve gathered some photos from the MDAH Historic Resources Database of some of Mississippi’s cultural sites associated with the Jewish faith. Along with the places of worship featured… Read More ›

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