The Coldwater School may not look like much on a gray and raining day, but a closer inspection reveals some nice details. The classroom and auditorium buildings, completed in 1944, were attributed to Edgar Lucian Malvaney (Mississippi Department of Archives… Read More ›
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History Board of Trustees will consider two requests for demolition of Mississippi Landmarks at their Friday, July 18 meeting: Guntown School in Lee County, and Eupora School Gymnasium in Webster County.
The circa 1941 (dates range from 1940-1942 depending on source) Neoclassical courthouse sitting in the middle of Hernando town square was designed by Mississippi’s R. W. Naef and built by Fred B. Johnson.
The Robertshaw Company Plantation at Heathman, between Leland and Indianola was the site on September 1924 of the fist commercial airplane crop dusting for insect control in the United States.
From the MDAH website: $2.1 Million Available in Preservation Grants - posted July 01, 2014 A popular grant program for preservation projects has received additional funding. The 2014 Mississippi legislature allocated $2.1 million for competitive grants in the tenth round of… Read More ›
Originally posted on Preservation in Mississippi:
You probably read with horror, as I did a couple of weeks ago–in fact, I think my co-workers heard a long anguished “NOOOOOOO!!!” from my office–that a car smashed into the Malt Shop in…
Earlier this year, there were some anxious moments when it looked as if our state historic tax credit might die an ignominious death in the legislature. Thanks to the vociferous support of preservationists from around the state and forward-thinking… Read More ›
According to the MDAH website: Preservation Boot Camps Planned Statewide – posted June 13, 2014 pres-wshops-sliderIn lieu of the annual Historic Preservation Boot Camp, MDAH is planning a series of training sessions this summer in Pascagoula, Starkville, Natchez, and Leland…. Read More ›
Today we continue a series based on the Mississippi entries from the 1976 document A Nation in Motion: Historic American Transportation Sites. The informal compilation sprang from a 1973 suggestion by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation to the United States Department… Read More ›
Today we begin a series based on the Mississippi entries from the 1976 document A Nation in Motion: Historic American Transportation Sites. The informal compilation sprang from a 1973 suggestion by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation to the United States Department… Read More ›
Are you all signed up for the Listen Up! Historic Preservation Conference in Tupelo next month? An all-star cast of Mississippi’s most creative and innovative preservationists will share their extensive knowledge about how to make projects come alive in your neck of the woods.
Not only over “street”, but over two big feet he towers over everybody else. He hails from Eastabutchie, wherever that is. His entanglement with the clouds is his ever-ready excuse for being late. Hobby, using up any-body’s blueprint paper he happens to come across. Chief occupation, drawing.
I have some suggestions! Invite your favorite elected official to lunch. Wait until dessert to begin a gentle tirade about the importance of historic preservation. Attend one of the many fun and educational historic preservation programs taking place around the… Read More ›
In honor of the closing of another oyster season I’d like to share an architecture & oyster book quote, along with some images from the 2009 National Register Nomination form of the Wiener House located in Jackson.
May is National Preservation Month! For the seventh year the City of Biloxi, Biloxi Bay Chamber, Biloxi Main Street, Biloxi Public Schools, and the Local History & Genealogy Department of the Biloxi Public Library have teamed up to present the award-winning Preservation in… Read More ›