Month: February 2010

Grants for Rosenwald Schools

The National Trust has announced a fifth round of grants for Rosenwald schools, courtesy of a partnership with the Lowe’s Foundation. According to the NT website: For the fifth consecutive year, Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has partnered with the… Read More ›

Paying Forward to Haiti

There’s no question that the recent Haiti earthquake was one of the most significant human disasters in our generation. Seeing the miles of destroyed buildings has also brought back memories of our own disaster, Hurricane Katrina. Obviously, there are many… Read More ›

Name This Place 4.4

We’re down to the nitty gritty on this our fourth day of Name This Place, an exciting contest of skill, knowledge, and ability to google. I’m not even going to attempt to recount yesterday’s events–you can read the plethora of… Read More ›

Name This Place 4.3

Ok, mid-week in our little contest of architectural and historical knowledge, W. White has held on to an early lead, but the field is still close–it’s anybody’s game right now. W. White grabbed the lead on Monday by correctly identifying… Read More ›

Name This Place 4.2

Well, folks, we have a contest going on here. In yesterday’s action, W. White jumped out to an early lead by correctly identifying the Prentiss County Courthouse in Booneville and also mentioned that it has recently been renovated by Belinda… Read More ›

Name This Place 4.1

Previous Mississippi Preservationist Extraordinaires: Name This Place 1: tsj1957 Name This Place 2: doakley Name This Place 3: Carunzel These are the names that will live on through the ages as the shining lights of the MissPres universe. Your name… Read More ›