Meridian

MissPres News Roundup 6-18-2012

“Officially” Summer starts later this week, but some preservation news stories are already heating up – luckily, I found some good news stories that I hope will balance this week’s roundup out nicely. First, Meridian where there were two stories… Read More ›

MissPres News Roundup 5-7-2012

I hope everyone is thinking about the different Historic Preservation Month related events that are on the calendar. Late April saw a slew of stories around the nation on the anniversary of last year’s tornado outbreak.  While most of these… Read More ›

Travelling by Trolley in Mississippi: Meridian

When Meridianites voted on a streetcar referendum on July 23, 1925, only 316 citizens voted to retain trolley transportation. Less than six weeks after that vote, busses were already following much the same routes previously covered by the trolleys with the exception of a new business district loop.