January 21, 2020
MDAH will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the historic election of Hiram Revels to Congress in a ceremony at the Old Capitol in Jackson on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at 6 p.m.
January 13, 2020
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, FedEx Corporation and the Mississippi Department of Archives & History are providing free admission to the Two Mississippi Museums Saturday, January 18, through Monday, January 20.
January 02, 2020
At noon on Wednesday, February 26, as part of the department’s History Is Lunch series, Jere Nash and Andy Taggart will present “Two Mississippi Governors from the First and Last Decades of the Twentieth Century.” Articles by the men are included in the current issue of the Journal of Mississippi History, which examines the terms of eight Mississippi governors.
December 09, 2019
The MDAH Board of Trustees awarded nearly $3 million on behalf of the Community Heritage Preservation Grant program to seventeen preservation and restoration projects at a special meeting on December 6.
December 03, 2019
Applications are being accepted for the 2020 Eudora Welty Research Fellowship. Established by the Eudora Welty Foundation and the Department of Archives and History, the $2,000 fellowship will be awarded to a graduate student for research within the department’s Eudora Welty Collection.