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Catch a Fall Pilgrimage

Two fall pilgrimages have snuck up on me, but you still have time to take advantage of the cooler fall weather that is promised for this weekend and beyond by taking a trek to explore some of Mississippi’s historic landmarks.

Mississippians with Gas

If you haven’t read last week’s post on Gasometers, this post follows up on that discussion of the hulking, black, iron lungs that eased up and down at all hours of the day and night, depending on gas demand (for lighting, heating & cooking) and the manufacturer’s supply. We pondered what towns had gas works and the mysterious gasometers that were required to store the manufactured gas.

Sign Up For Preservation Boot Camp!

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 ›

Mississippi Pilgrimage 1974–Natchez

This post is the second in a series reprinting the Mississippi Pilgrimage booklet of 1974. See also  Holly Springs Columbus Woodville Hattiesburg and Gulf Coast Vicksburg Oxford Jackson and Raymond Meridian Carrollton and Sardis

MissPres News Roundup 5-6-2013

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 ›

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