Preservation People/Events

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.

Holly Springs’ Wrecking Ball this Saturday

The grounds of Chalmers Institute will come alive with a host of artists, authors, musicians and historians who have donated their appearances for the evening. The Ball will not only highlight regional cultural treasures, but also provide dinner and beverages and a silent auction featuring regional art!

Amazing

Amazing. That is the word that best captures the spirit of this year’s Listen Up! Historic Preservation Conference and Heritage Awards Luncheon. I could not help but be delighted, engaged and inspired by all the wonderful stories our conference participants… Read More ›

And the winner is…

Preservation in Mississippi!  That’s right, our very own blog will be receiving a 2014 Heritage Award for Preservation Education from the Mississippi Heritage Trust at the awards luncheon in Tupelo June 10.  I wonder if E.L. Malvaney will show up to accept… Read More ›

Say It With Me!

The Listen Up! Historic Preservation Conference and Heritage Awards Luncheon is right around the corner! As you can imagine, we are all quite busy making plans for this fun get-together in Tupelo.  Of all the tasks on my list, the… Read More ›

Road Trip!

Ever dreamed of exploring America’s rich architectural heritage with a group of fun, like-minded preservationists?  It is your lucky day!  The Historic Natchez Foundation is offering a six day trip to the Brandywine River Valley from May 13-18.  As a… Read More ›

Party in the Pass

As the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico on October 20th, over 250 preservationists from Pass Christian and all points south gathered at the beautifully restored home of Mary Helen and Philip Schaeffer on Scenic Drive to offer up… Read More ›

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