Month: December 2015

Mississippi Landmarks 2015

Let’s follow up our two days of reviewing National Register listings for 2015 with a shorter list of the buildings designated as Mississippi Landmarks by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Often confused with the National Register, which is administered… Read More ›

National Register 2015: Historic Districts

National Register listings come in two sizes: individual properties and historic districts. In this year’s National Register listings, historic districts outnumber individual properties, which is unusual because districts take more work than individual buildings or sites. The number of districts this year is a… Read More ›

Itta Bena Craftsman

This week’s foray into Mississippi’s wealth of Craftsman bungalows takes us to Itta Bena. Itta Bena, Itta Bena, Itta Bena. You can hardly keep from saying it over and over, like Nitta Yuma or Yalobusha or Tchoutacabouffa. Anyway, back to… Read More ›

Happy Hanukkah Y’all! 2015

Looking back at Hanukkahs past, before looking forward…. Hanukkah 2014 and Chris Risher’s beautiful temple both celebrated the Temple Beth Israel in Meridian. For Hanukkah in 2012 we looked at not only some of the historic sacred places across the state, but also at buildings… Read More ›