From the West Point, Mississippi Court Street Historic District National Register nomination… 307 E. Westbrook Street. Vernacular Italianate. One-and-a-half-story, saltbox, gable-roof, stuccoed masonry and stuccoed frame residence: full-width hip-roof porch supported on Tuscan columns; Greek Revival tripartite entrance; attic story windows… Read More ›
From the MDAH website comes much-anticipated news about this year’s round of Community Heritage Preservation Grants (CHPG), the state’s primary historic preservation grant program. I’ve taken the liberty of adding links to the MDAH Historic Resources Database for each building so you… Read More ›
News from Jackson, West Point, Meridian, Philadelphia, Columbus, and did I mention Meridian?
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 ›
MissPres is on vacation this week, but we’re sending postcards back from Mississippi’s past. “Got here about 10:00 p.m. Left Pensacola at 2:00 p.m. Colder here. Love, Margarette”
MissPres is on vacation this week, but we’re sending postcards back from Mississippi’s past.
The second of a two-part retrospective on the National Register of Historic Places listings for Mississippi this year. As with the first part from yesterday, all of the below including photos has been provided by our kind-hearted preservationist friends at the… Read More ›