Month: April 2014

Update on MDAH Board Meeting

In its Friday meeting, the MDAH Board of Trustees approved the demolition of Holtzclaw House and the Ross Building but tabled Eupora Gym’s de-designation request after a discussion that threw out Robert’s Rules of Order.

A Laconic Gauntlet Thrown

The past several posts about the threats and losses of Mississippi’s nationally significant and valuable historic resources have been heavy content.  Today will hopefully be a break with some lighter fare, allowing us to recharge our efforts. Last week Malvaney unwittingly threw down… Read More ›

Dark Days

This Friday, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Board of Trustees will consider requests to demolish two Mississippi Landmarks and delist another, which pretty much amounts to the same thing.

Pass the Popcorn

Preservationists, pass the word (and the popcorn)-the long-awaited premier of Come Hell or High Water is finally here! Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek will air on WORLD Channel, on the series America Reframed on April… Read More ›

Old Capitol Energy Efficiency

In scouring the internet databases for unique and interesting things I ran across the New York Public Library’s George Arents Collection and its series of U.S. government and state capitol building cigarette cards.  The series is interesting because this captures… Read More ›

Pack Your Bags for Tupelo

Are you a certified, card-carrying preservationist? Do you stop to hug historic churches, schools and the occasional water tower? Is Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House your favorite movie? Then this year’s Listen Up! Historic Preservation Conference is the place for… Read More ›