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In military lingo, MRBM = NHCEL

Congratulations to the intrepid Friends of the Mississippi River Basin Model in Jackson, who received the designation of National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark from the American Society of Civil Engineers at a ceremony earlier this week!

MissPres News Roundup 5-22-2018

Even thought it doesn’t look inviting, let’s jump right into today’s roundup.  It is to hot already for this much bad news.  To hopefully put everyone in a better mood, I’ve decided to share the bad news first and end with the good news stories.

MissPres News Roundup 5-14-2018

Let’s jump right into today’s roundup. Starting in Tupelo,  there is news of new Historic District zoning.   The district would include a small portion of the Downtown Tupelo National Register Historic District, and link the downtown district to the Highland… Read More ›

New Deal in Magee: School Buildings

One of the New Deal projects that gets less recognition is the Civil Works Administration, a job creation program established under the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, active in providing temporary employment for manual laborers between 1933-1934.  Using standard Mississippi Department… Read More ›

MHT’s Preservation Toolkit

From our friends at the Mississippi Heritage Trust comes an announcement of upcoming workshops from one end of the state to the other: Bay St. Louis, Clarksdale,  Cleveland, Columbus, Corinth, Greenville, Greenwood, Gulfport, Oxford, Pascagoula, aaaaand–whew!–Tupelo.