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Matty Hersee Update

The Meridian Star ran an article last week about the recent decision by the Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History’s Board of Trustees to grant a demolition permit to Meridian Community College for the old Matty Hersee Hospital and Nursing School…. Read More ›

Swimming Pools For Some

I’ve recently picked up the book The Land Was Ours: African American Beaches from Jim Crow to the Sunbelt South by Andrew W. Kahrl. It’s been a revelation. More than just a history of segregated beaches, the book explains the… 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 ›

MissPres News Roundup 6-18-2012

“Officially” Summer starts later this week, but some preservation news stories are already heating up – luckily, I found some good news stories that I hope will balance this week’s roundup out nicely. First, Meridian where there were two stories… Read More ›

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