Just a handful of stories from around the state this week: News out of Corinth is the report that an unauthorized demolition in the Historic District was halted because the owner did not have the proper permits to tear down the building. … Read More ›
Hanukkah begins tomorrow at sun down. In celebration of the festival of lights I’ve gathered some photos from the MDAH Historic Resources Database of some of Mississippi’s cultural sites associated with the Jewish faith. Along with the places of worship featured… Read More ›
Time for another MissPres Architectural Word of the Week! If you want to check out any previous words you can do that here. As always we have some of our example photographs come from the MDAH Historic Resources Inventory Database…. Read More ›
MissPres is on vacation this week, but we’re sending postcards back from Mississippi’s past.
Thanks to MissPreser John C for passing along this link to an article in the New York Times this week, “Last Chapter for a Court with a Place in History.” The Meridian Star has recently announced that the federal courthouse… Read More ›
Time for another MissPres Architectural Word of the Week. As we move right along through the alphabet, you can check out our past words here. Have you been keeping an eye out for these elements like I have? While only… Read More ›
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.