Month: March 2014

Did Grant sleep here?

From up Oxford way, the Daily Journal reported February 5 that “site of a potential jail expansion may have unappreciated importance to both Civil War history and Jewish history.” Asher Reese has requested the property be designated for a Jewish… Read More ›

Victory Lap!

It is tremendously rewarding to see a historic building that was once listed as endangered come back from neglect and decay.  Those of you who live in the Delta have been watching the progress on the restoration of the Taborian Hospital with… Read More ›

Crisis Averted?

Update:  Crisis Averted! The Mississippi State Historic Tax Credit had been reauthorized through December 31, 2017.  Please be sure to thank your state elected officials for giving us this tremendously effective tool to make historic preservation happen in Mississippi. Historic preservationists had… 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