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 ›
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From the Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History website. Preservation Grants Available –posted July 06, 2015 A popular grant program for preservation projects across the state has been reauthorized. The 2015 Mississippi legislature provided for $2.8 million in competitive grants… Read More ›
According to the MDAH website: At a special meeting on December 6 the Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History awarded grants totaling $2,980,194 to twenty-six preservation and restoration projects from across the state. The Community… Read More ›
From the MDAH website . . . Legislature Funds Preservation Grant Program -posted July 01, 2019 MDAH is accepting applications for preservation projects across the state. The 2019 Mississippi legislature has provided funding for another round of the Community Heritage… Read More ›
From the National Trust for Historic Preservation website: African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund Grants Grants from the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund advance ongoing preservation activities for historic sites, museums, and landscape projects representing African… Read More ›
The Delta National Heritage Area has announced its 2018 grant awards, and one of the Delta’s most photogenic country churches, New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Estill, has received money for an important bricks-and-mortar preservation project. The clapboard church with… Read More ›
The U.S. Department of the Interior and the National Park Service announced $12.6 million in grants for 51 projects in 24 states that preserve sites and highlight stories related to the African American struggle for equality in the 20th century. Four Mississippi sites are on the list of awardees.
According to the MDAH website: Legislature Funds Preservation Grant Program – posted July 01, 2016 MDAH is accepting applications for preservation projects across the state. The 2016 Mississippi legislature has provided funding for another round of the Community Heritage Preservation Grant… Read More ›
From the MDAH website: $2.1 Million Available in Preservation Grants – posted July 01, 2014 A popular grant program for preservation projects has received additional funding. The 2014 Mississippi legislature allocated $2.1 million for competitive grants in the tenth round of… Read More ›
Good planning before a bricks and mortar preservation project will save time and money and usually result in a better quality project. The grants below are for this planning phase. If your town is a Main Street community you might be interested… Read More ›
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History announced the recipients of the Mississippi Civil Rights Historical Sites grant on their website this week. These applications were due back in the Spring (I thought for sure I had announced them here… Read More ›
Besides our blizzard, the other exciting thing that happened Friday was the Mississippi Department of Archives and History announced the recipients of the latest round of Community Heritage Preservation Grants after a special meeting of the MDAH Board of Trustees…. Read More ›
Ol’ “Eagle Eyes” Malvaney caught this exciting announcement on MDAH’s website yesterday, which not coincidentally was the first day of the state’s fiscal year: $2M Available for Preservation Projects Statewide The 2009 Legislature has authorized the seventh round of the… Read More ›
Historic preservation in Mississippi began in the prehistoric era with the continual care of ceremonial mounds by native Mississippians. Contemporary preservation is still best seen through stewardship of the historic environment by individuals and the public sector. (Michelle Jones, Historic Preservation, Mississippi… Read More ›
Last year saw seven new Mississippi places listed on the National Register, ranging from an African American public library to a post-World War II Jewish temple, two architecturally significant houses, and a church in Neshoba County that may or may not be nationally significant.
Even thought it doesn’t look inviting, let’s jump right into today’s roundup. It is to hot already for this much bad news. To hopefully put everyone in a better mood, I’ve decided to share the bad news first and end with the good news stories.
Stories this week come from Vicksburg, Meridian, Ellisville, and Philadelphia. The big local story this week might be the listing for sale of the Presbyterian Church in Rodney. If you haven’t heard about this yet, be sure the check out yesterday’s post. The big national news this week is the loss of the federal preservation tax credits.
This week’s dramatic roof collapse in downtown McComb, which was possibly brought on by a combination of hard rainfall and clogged or inadequate downspouts, has brought home again the need to maintain our historic buildings. Luckily for us, while owners… Read More ›