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Name This Place 11.5.1

Today’s three posts will determine our winner of this week’s Name This Place contest. Yesterday, Suzassippi ID’d the Tupelo One-Hour Martenizing Cleaners sign, and moved into her first lead of the week. But later in the day, all we heard… Read More ›

Name This Place 11.4.1

Once again yesterday, I failed to stump you eagle-eyed MissPresers, although I came close on the last post of the day, Abraham Lincoln School in Leland, which took Suzassippi an hour and a half to identify. Competition was hot and… Read More ›

Name This Place 11.2.1

After yesterday’s two contest posts, of the Old Country Store at Lorman and the Union Hotel in Meridian, we have the following standings: Victoria Moon Conway: 3 Jack Elliott: 2 Suzassippi: 1 Tom Barnes: 1 Still plenty of game to… Read More ›

Friday Puzzler

It’s been a while since we did a puzzle, and this Friday just seemed like a good time. If you missed the first one, it will be a good warm-up for you–it’s easier than today’s selection, which is the Medgar… Read More ›

How Many Can You Identify?

Before skyscrapers like Vicksburg’s First National Bank and before airplanes, I guess the tallest vantage point to take a picture in Vicksburg was from the Post Office, as seen in the postcard view below. Here’s a little mid-summer pop quiz. First,… Read More ›

Name This Place 10.5

It’s the last day of our latest Name This Place! Yesterday, we had the iconic Illinois Monument in the Vicksburg Military Park (1906, William Le Baron Jenney as the architect – although I think if anyone had ventured to the… Read More ›

Name This Place 10.4

Yesterday was an interior shot of Hawkins Junior High in Hattiesburg.  1951, N.W. Overstreet & Associates as the Principal Architect.  The atrium space has a very cool Mushroom Capital column and is a good use of Terrazzo in the floor… Read More ›

Name This Place 10.3

Well, I didn’t fool anyone again yesterday. Yesterday was the Chapel of Memories at Mississippi State.  1966, Dean & Pursell and featuring Flemish Bond in the alter details. ThomFred thought it was a softball and quickly IDed the building.  CRPIII… Read More ›

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