Featured

Join MHT for Live at the Lowry

From our friends at the Mississippi Heritage Trust. Live at the Lowry Mississippi Heritage Trust (MHT) is partnering with Spacecamp, Stewpot Community Services, The Apothecary at Brent’s Drugs, and Pollchaps Screenprinting to present the first installment of “Live at the… Read More ›

Head Out on the Highway: U.S. 45

Coming out of the foothills of the Tennessee River in the northeastern corner of the State, U.S. Highway 45 traverses the rich Black Prairie Belt and the historic and beautiful towns of Aberdeen and Columbus, both of which sponsor annual pilgrimages for the benefit of downsouth travelers.

Head Out on the Highway: Miss. 15

Today’s post is the tenth in our reprint of the 1941 publication Mississippi Tourist Guide, which focused on the many attractions along Mississippi’s newly paved highways. (Check out the Intro if you missed it.) Dropping down straight through the predominantly rural sections… Read More ›

News from Natchez

Last week several news stories from Natchez popped into my inbox, both of which contain good news for two iconic, and fire ravaged buildings. Firstly, after sixteen years, the Natchez Preservation Commission is moving forward with a legal battle to save… Read More ›

From MS to FL With Love

If you’re a weather-watcher like I am (remember that back when this blog started in 2009, one of its major themes was Hurricane Katrina–its losses and its preservation success stories), you’ve spent quite a bit of time over the past… Read More ›