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 ›
Put Porterfield back together again, and you don’t even have to clear off the dining room table to do it! Online jigsaw puzzles from JigsawSite.com
I thought with carnival coming to its crescendo this upcoming week it might be fun to have a contest to go along with our word this week. Mr. Cyril Harris defines our word in the 2006 edition of his Dictionary… Read More ›
And we’re off:
It’s been a little while since we’ve done our little online gameshow Name This Place. Last time, Thomas took home the honor of *Mississippi Preservationist Extraordinaire* with his knowledge of doors. At the end of the week, we’ll know who… Read More ›
Time for another MissPres Architectural Word of the Week. As we move right along through the alphabet, you can check out our past words here. This week’s word is a Gothic and Renaissance (both original and revival) architecture staple, but… Read More ›
This is my knuckleball for the week. Hint: These doors have been on MissPres before.