A Nation in Motion: Roadways

Today we continue a series based on the Mississippi entries from the 1976 document A Nation in Motion: Historic American Transportation Sites.  The informal compilation sprang from a 1973 suggestion by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation to the United States Department… Read More ›

MDAH Director Position Posted

A faithful MissPres reader noticed yesterday that the MDAH website had a new posting under its “Employment” tab, a job that maybe someone out in MissPres-land would be interested in. Anyone want to be director of the Mississippi Department of Archives… Read More ›

And the winner is…

Preservation in Mississippi!  That’s right, our very own blog will be receiving a 2014 Heritage Award for Preservation Education from the Mississippi Heritage Trust at the awards luncheon in Tupelo June 10.  I wonder if E.L. Malvaney will show up to accept… Read More ›

Architect Pics: Young N.W. Overstreet

Not only over “street”, but over two big feet he towers over everybody else. He hails from Eastabutchie, wherever that is. His entanglement with the clouds is his ever-ready excuse for being late. Hobby, using up any-body’s blueprint paper he happens to come across. Chief occupation, drawing.