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An Aladdin Craftsman in Tunica?

Back when I was looking for historic playing fields to feature in the Mississippi’s Historic Playing Fields post, I was scoping out the athletic fields in Tunica across School Street from the former High School.  The athletic fields, including this baseball diamond, are estimated… Read More ›

Tylertown Craftsman

Now that our Craftsman in Mississippi series has been going for a year, I’m going to leave it to you, the MissPres experts, to tell me all the attributes of this Craftsman stunner that are almost enough to make me… Read More ›

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 ›

2015 Craftsman Review

Can’t get enough of Craftsman?   Craftsman Style in Mississippi Greenville Craftsman: Leavenworth-Wasson-Carroll House Lameuse Street Craftsman (Biloxi) Hattiesburg Craftsman: Corley Griffen House Magnolia Craftsman Belhaven Craftsman: N.W. Overstreet House Fernwood Craftsman Craftsman Porches of Yazoo City Purvis Women’s Club… 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 ›

Merigold Craftsman

When you’re driving through the Mississippi Delta, where there is no building stone, and you see stone columns, you stop to take pictures. That’s what I did while poking around Merigold after a stop at McCartys Pottery. As I recall,… Read More ›

Money Craftsman

In the rural Delta community of Money, and next door to the crumbling Bryant’s Grocery, which became infamous as the beginning of the Emmett Till tragedy in 1955, is the Craftsman-style Ben Roy Service Station. Because the Money Store itself is… Read More ›

Drummond Street Craftsman

This sprawling house at 3220 Drummond Street in the southern suburbs of Vickburg doesn’t fit neatly into the categories of the “Craftsman style” as defined in McAlester’s A Field Guide to American Houses, but I’m including it in our Craftsman… Read More ›