Historic Preservation

Mississippi Landmarks 2017

It’s that time of year again when we make lists of preservation accomplishments and failures. We’ll get started with the historic properties that were designated as Mississippi Landmarks in 2017. The Mississippi Landmark designation isn’t the same as National Register… Read More ›

Trimming the Tree in McComb

A recent Susassippi post ended with the question, “What is your favorite Edgar Lucian Malvaney building?”  My pick was the 1948 Enterprise-Journal Building on Broadway in McComb.  Some time ago I ran across this newspaper clipping from the building’s dedication… Read More ›

Veterans Day 2017

This day we honor veterans of all of America’s wars, but especially our doughboys of the Great War, which began in 1914 and consumed a generation of men. Veterans Day was established originally by President Woodrow Wilson in 1919 as… Read More ›