This Christmas season, avoid the fuss and expense of the mall and head out to see a few of Mississippi’s historic places. You can even take along a friend or family member as a Christmas gift that you’ll both enjoy!… Read More ›
On Thursday, November 14, over 250 preservationists from around the state gathered in Jackson for the announcement of the 10 Most Endangered Historic Places in Mississippi for 2013-2014. President Brad Reeves welcomed guests to the historic Cedars, once in danger… Read More ›
Preservationists in Jefferson County are working to save the c. 1854 Prospect Hill house and cemetery. In the weeks leading up to the November 14 announcement of the 10 Most Endangered Historic Places in Mississippi for 2013-2014, I thought I… Read More ›
From Downtown Jackson Partners: The first ever “Downtown On Display” will take place in Downtown Jackson on Saturday, October 5th, 2013. Joining the excitement of the third annual Town Creek Arts Festival, Jackson’s most historic neighborhood is opening its doors to… Read More ›
While not breaking news, I learned this week that shortly after the April 2012 Power of Preservation in Economic Development Conference, the Mississippi Heritage Trust made available on their website several of the presentations given at that conference in Ocean… Read More ›
Jackson in the Civil War, The Black Russian, and Forrest Cooper’s Jackson postcards–something for everyone in the next week!
Spring Pilgrimage time is upon us, and here’s a list of all the known Mississippi home tours, along with a few out-of-state that you might be interested in. Old house and architecture buffs should be first in line for pilgrimage tickets each year.
Two preservation related events are coming up this next week: If you are going to be New Orleans adjacent this Monday Feb. 18, the Louisiana Landmark Society is hosting a panel discussion entitled “Fight Blight”. While this discussion is taking… Read More ›