Vernacular Architecture

Cumbest Bluff Water Tank

About 15 miles north of Pascagoula on Highway 63, sits the community of Cumbest Bluff.  Simon Cumbest(1755-1820) who first settled on the Pascagoula River in 1799 was the progenitor of the Mississippi Cumbest clan.  Cumbest Bluff gained its name in 1832 when John… Read More ›

And Another Thing . . .

A 4th event I forgot to mention is a symposium at the Manship House here in Jackson this coming Monday (9th).  Here’s a tidbit from the MDAH site: March Symposium Examines Victorian Dining Practices On Monday, March 9, from 9 a.m. to… Read More ›