Heritage Tourism

MissPres News Roundup 4-7-2015

From the Coast to Columbus, from Jackson to the Delta and points in between, preservationists get down and dirty in old barns looking for original windows, fight in the legislature for historic tax credits, and pass on pilgrimage traditions to new preservationists. Read all about it in this week’s News Roundup.

Mad Mod Eastover Tour Review

Today’s review of the recent Mad Mod Eastover tour is brought to you by longtime MissPres reader and commenter Neel Reid. ———————————— It’s hard to classify modernism in architecture. Advances in technology and new materials shaped much of the movement,… Read More ›

Natchez Pilgrimage 1934

To celebrate the beginning of the Natchez Pilgrimage, the grandmother of them all, this weekend, I’m posting this beautiful full-color map I came across in Mary Carmack Cunningham’s master’s thesis, The development and appreciation of historic architecture at Natchez, Mississippi, completed… Read More ›

Mississippi Pilgrimage 1974–Natchez

This post is the second in a series reprinting the Mississippi Pilgrimage booklet of 1974. See also  Holly Springs Columbus Woodville Hattiesburg and Gulf Coast Vicksburg Oxford Jackson and Raymond Meridian Carrollton and Sardis

Mississippi Hills

Take a little time as you sip your Friday morning or afternoon beverage to watch the Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area’s promotional video. Maybe you’ll catch sight of a place you want to go visit in person.

Spring Pilgrimage 2013 Rolls Around

Spring Pilgrimage time is upon us, and here’s a list of all the known Mississippi home tours, along with a few out-of-state that you might be interested in. Old house and architecture buffs should be first in line for pilgrimage tickets each year.