Today’s post is the third in our reprint of the 1941 publication Mississippi Tourist Guide, which focused on the many attractions along Mississippi’s newly paved highways. (Check out the Intro if you missed it.) U.S. HIGHWAY 80 Cutting directly across… Read More ›
Time for a mid-summer checkup, in photographs, on what’s going on in the preservation world of Mississippi.
Before: The 1942 Works Progress Administration Clinton Elementary School; After: The 2014 Residence Hall
This beautiful Colonial Revival building was designed by architect J. M. Spain and constructed by the Works Progress Administration in 1942. It will be replaced by a MIssissippi College residence hall.
The National Park Service oversees the National Register of Historic Places, the most popular tool nationally for recognizing historic properties. According to the NPS: The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation’s historic places worthy… Read More ›
The building is fashioned after the style of the old English manor-houses: square built, with wide windows, broad, heavy doors, and solid floors. The doors bear the marks of spurs and bayonets made by Grant’s soldiers as they tried in vain to force their way into stores and mansion, when on the raid from Vicksburg to Jackson in 1863.
Today’s post is a reprint from Mrs. N.D. Deupree’s “Some Historic Homes of Mississippi,” from Publications of the Mississippi Historical Society, Vol. VI (1902). One mile northwest of Clinton in Hinds county, on a beautiful slope covered with forest trees… Read More ›
From 1928, the first year the American School Publishing Corporation in New York began publishing The American School and University: A Yearbook Devoted to the Design, Construction, Equipment, Utilization, and Maintenance of Educational Buildings and Grounds, until the Sixth Annual Edition… Read More ›