Historic Preservation

Aladdin Ledger Houses: A Plaza in Sledge

Aladdin likely shipped kit houses into Mississippi for nearly the entirety of their eighty-one year existence, but the Aladdin plant in Hattiesburg operated for less than three years between 1919 and 1921.  One of the ledger orders was for a Plaza model requested by a “Sledge & Gillis” to be shipped to Sledge, Quitman County, Mississippi.

Walking To School

I believe that Grenada Public Schools Start back today.  Some of you may be groaning, while other may be cheering for the start of school.  But one of the best benefits of towns and cities should be their walkability.  This view… Read More ›

MissPres News Roundup 8-1-2017

Let’s jump right into this week’s roundup. History professor Andrew Kahrl tracks racial discrimination through the tax assessor’s office.  This article provides interesting insight concerning race and property ownership and cites several Mississippi examples in Edwards and Waveland. It also touches… Read More ›