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October 01, 2018

Stories Unfolded, the inaugural special exhibit in the Two Mississippi Museums, will close on Sunday, October 13. The exhibit features thirty-eight quilts and two quilt tops that were stitched over the course of nearly two centuries by a diverse array of quilters.

September 17, 2018

A former college and university planning and facilities manager is the new director of the Historic Preservation Division of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Marlin King succeeds Jim Woodrick, who became the new MDAH deputy state historic preservation officer in August.

September 14, 2018

Austenland, the 2013 movie starring Kerri Russell, will be the third and final installment in this year’s Austen in the Welty Garden film series on Friday, October 19. The romantic comedy is based on a 2007 novel by Shannon Hale about a single, young woman obsessed with Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice who travels to the Austen-themed park of the work’s title.

August 21, 2018

The Two Mississippi Museums will host the thirty-third annual MDAH Social Studies Teachers Workshop, which will take place Friday, November 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

August 15, 2018

On Thursday, October 25, Historic Jefferson College will host its seventh annual Ghost Tales around the Campfire and Halloween Duck Hunt. The free event, aimed at children twelve and younger, consists of not-too-scary stories being told around a bonfire followed by a dash to find some of the hundreds of themed rubber ducks nestled around the site.