MS Dept. of Archives and History

Update on Meridian Police Department

At the October 17 meeting of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Board of Trustees, the trustees voted to consider the Meridian Police Department as a Mississippi Landmark. The City of Meridian has requested permission to demolish this outstanding modernist building, but has not announced any plans for the site.

School is Out-For the Count?

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.

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 ›

MDAH Director Position Posted

A faithful MissPres reader noticed yesterday that the MDAH website had a new posting under its “Employment” tab, a job that maybe someone out in MissPres-land would be interested in. Anyone want to be director of the Mississippi Department of Archives… Read More ›

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 ›

MissPres News Roundup 4-1-2013

No fooling – it’s all good news today! First there was a story about downtown revitalization in Pontotoc.  Three property owners have recently invested in downtown buildings – including one couple who even turned an historic gas station into their… Read More ›

The Living New Deal Project

The Living New Deal Project, University of California-Berkeley, is an ambitious project with two primary goals: to map and describe every New Deal Project in the United States in one location, easily accessible to people, and to publicize how we… Read More ›

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