Happy Preservation Month! A couple of our stories relate to events being held this month – some specifically noting that they are for Preservation Month, others that aren’t, but are still in pretty cool historic places. First up is this… Read More ›
Spring Pilgrimage time is upon us, and here’s a list of all the known Mississippi home tours, along with a few out-of-state that you might be interested in. Old house and architecture buffs should be first in line for pilgrimage tickets each year.
Several of Mobile, Alabama’s historic buildings were damaged in the tornadoes that swept through in the nasty weather on Christmas Day, including Murphy High School, Springhill Avenue Temple, and Trinity Episcopal Church. Keep up with updates at al.com.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy I was glad to see that the Wildwoods Shore Resort Historic District in New Jersey made it through relatively unscathed. This got me thinking about some of our lost motels on the Mississippi… Read More ›
100 Men D.B.A. Hall as seen in “Bay St. Louis has a New Blues Trail Marker“
Third in a Veterans Day series highlighting the World War II soldier art from Art and the Soldier, Keesler Field, Mississippi, published in 1943.
Second in a Veterans Day series highlighting the World War II soldier art from the book Art and the Soldier, Keesler Field, Mississippi, published in 1943.
First in a Veterans Day series highlighting the World War II murals at Keesler Field shown in the book Art and the Soldier, Keesler Field, Mississippi, published in 1943.
The new Moss Point Municipal Building, designed by H.F. Fountain of Biloxi was the subject of the September 1964 issue of Mississippi Architect magazine. Unfortunately, this building’s life was cut short by Hurricane Katrina, as I believe it flooded like… Read More ›
You can see up-to-the minute photos from various sites along the Mississippi Coast on the Mississippi Gulf Coast Facebook page.
On this 7th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, we think of our friends and landmarks on the Gulf Coast and hope to see them on the other side of Hurricane Isaac. Meanwhile, we pause to remember another one of our landmarks… Read More ›