Just a quick post to catch up on some of the recent @PreservationMS tweets. If you’re not a Twitter person you can always see the MissPres tweets on the Homepage under the heading “NewsUpdates.” Can't get enough of this c.1960 rendering… Read More ›
Month: December 2016
Raise a toast to absent friends and historic places we lost in 2016.
National Register listings for 2016 vary from a rural African American store to an Illinois Central Depot in Durant to “The Hermitage” on the banks of Hobolochitto Creek in Picayune.
High atop a cotton seed oil mill in the Mississippi Delta, a star. Merry Christmas from Preservation in Mississippi!
Last week we took a look at the beginnings of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, established in March 1902. Legislation was drafted by Franklin L. Riley, professor of history and rhetoric at University of Mississippi, and subsequently passed… Read More ›
Malvaney’s post last week about historic newspapers and their interesting content made me think about searching the newspaper archives for the history of MDAH, since I so often rely on the department’s resources for details on historic sites in Mississippi…. Read More ›
I haven’t seen much buzz about this Sunday’s open house at the Charnley-Norwood House on East Beach Blvd. in Ocean Springs, but this isn’t just an open house but an open yard as well. My understanding is that the landscape… Read More ›
First released back in 2013, this hardcover, richly illustrated book quickly sold out. Now’s your chance to grab a copy if you missed out the first time, or to buy a present for a friend or family member who loves… Read More ›
From the MDAH website comes much-anticipated news about this year’s round of Community Heritage Preservation Grants (CHPG), the state’s primary historic preservation grant program. I’ve taken the liberty of adding links to the MDAH Historic Resources Database for each building so you… Read More ›