The leading news story this week is the deadly tornado that struck Hattiesburg & Petal Saturday night. The areas worst hit appear to be in south Hattiesburg around the campus of William Carey University, Edwards Street, and in Petal along… Read More ›
National Park Service
The Secretary of the Interior announced yesterday that the Medgar and Myrlie Evers House, operated as a museum by Tougaloo College, has been designated as a National Historic Landmark, the highest honor for historic places. Here are the relevant bits… Read More ›
According to the MDAH Historic Preservation Division Facebook page: We are excited to announce that at its November 2015 meeting, the National Park Service’s Landmarks Committee will be considering whether to recommend the Mississippi State Capitol for National Historic Landmark… Read More ›
From the resurrection of the Delta Queen, to National Register listings around the state, and a virtual Frank Lloyd Wright Summit, the MissPres News Roundup is your weekly must-read.
Check out several interesting video updates on the damage and on-going assessment at the Washington Monument on the National Park Service’s webpage.