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MDAH Announces Fundraising Campaign for 2 Mississippi Museums

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Haley Fisackerly, president and CEO of Entergy Mississippi and one of the leaders of the 2 Mississippi Museums fundraising campaign, met with 1,200 business leaders attending the Mississippi Economic Council’s annual Capital Day on Thursday, January 7, 2016, to ask for their support to finish one of the state’s most ambitious fundraising campaigns. “While the […]


BCBS of Mississippi Gift of $1M Announced

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The Mississippi Department of Archives and History celebrated a $1 million contribution from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi with the first inside peek at the museums.  Known for its support of Mississippi’s communities, arts, and culture, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi was one of the initial contributors to the 2 Mississippi […]


Nissan Commits $500,000 to Museums

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The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has received a $500,000 donation from Nissan for the 2 Mississippi Museums project. The gift will sponsor the “I Question America” gallery in the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the dining room shared by the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. The announcement was […]


Craig H. Neilsen Foundation, Ray Neilsen Donate $2.5 Million in Gifts to 2MM

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The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has received commitments for $2.5 million in gifts from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation and philanthropist Ray Neilsen. The funds, given to the Foundation for Mississippi History, will be used for exhibits in the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum now under construction in downtown […]


Trustmark, Butler Snow Donate to 2MM

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The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has received $850,000 in commitments from Trustmark and Butler Snow for the 2 Mississippi Museums project. Trustmark’s gift of $500,000 will sponsor the lobby and Community Room shared by the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History. Butler Snow’s $350,000 donation will sponsor the opening […]



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