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January

January 03, 2017 - April 02, 2017
Jan 3–April 2 at the Old Capitol Museum. Luminaries & Legends: Hall of Fame Spotlight-John Roy Lynch. Our Hall of Fame Spotlight for this quarter is John Roy Lynch, one of the most prominent African American politicians of the Reconstruction Era. Born into slavery, Lynch became the first African American Speaker of the Mississippi House. He was also the first African Americans to represent Mississippi in the U.S. House of Representatives.

February

February 22, 2017
Wednesday, February 22, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Fred C. Smith, visiting assistant professor of history at the University of Southern Mississippi, will present “Trouble in Goshen: Plain Folk, Roosevelt, Jesus, and Marx in the Great Depression South.” For more information call 601-576-6998.

February 24, 2017
Friday, February 24, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Eudora Welty House and Garden. Annual Welty Teachers Workshop: House of Fiction. This year's workshop will explore the significance of Eudora Welty’s actual home: her collection of letters, correspondence, large eclectic library, collections of artwork, music, and the garden that surrounds it. Discussions will be led by Dr. Suzanne Marrs, Welty Foundation Scholar-in-Residence and Millsaps College emerita professor of English and Dr. Michael Pickard, assistant professor of English and creative writing at Millsaps College. A half CEU credit is available through Millsaps College and is included in the cost of the seminar. The cost is $35. Click here for registration. For more information or to register, call 601-354-5214 or email Isabel Gray at igray@mdah.ms.gov.

February 25, 2017
Saturday, February 25, 1-2 p.m. at Winterville Mounds. Findings from Recent Winterville Excavations. Archaeologist Corin Pursell will give a program about the surprising findings of recent excavations at Mound A at Winterville. The work became necessary after heavy rains last year caused a section of the 55-foot-tall earthen mound to separate and slide down. For more information, contact call 662-334-4684 or email info@wintervillemounds.com.

March

March 01, 2017 - April 30, 2017
March 1-April 30 at the Old Capitol Museum. Magna Carta: Enduring Legacy. This exhibition shares images of objects from the Library of Congress collections that illustrate Magna Carta’s influence throughout history and explain the document’s long history. Sponsored by the Mississippi Bar Association. For more information, call 601-576-6920 or email info@oldcapitolmuseum.com.

March 01, 2017
Wednesday, March 1, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, novelist Howard Bahr will present “My Civil War Trilogy: The Black Flower, The Year of Jubilo, and The Judas Field.” For more information call 601-576-6998.

March 02, 2017
Thursday, March 2, 9 a.m. to noon at Historic Jefferson College. Pioneer Day. School kids are invited to Historic Jefferson College to experience demonstrations of historic crafts and learn important skills of the nineteenth century. Activities include archery, soap making, fiddle playing, and much more. Teachers should register their class in advance. For more information or to register, please call 601-442-2901 or email info@historicjeffersoncollege.com.

March 08, 2017
Wednesday, March 8, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Delta State University photography instructor Kim Rushing will present “Parchman.” For more information call 601-576-6998.

March 09, 2017
Thursday, March 9, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

February

Now - March 17, 2017
Tuesday-Friday, March 14-17, 10 a.m.–noon at Winterville Mounds. Spring Break Kids Camp. Children ages 4–12 years old will learn about Native American culture through arts and crafts, music, and games. Registration is required. For more information or to register your child or group, call 662-334-4684 or email info@wintervillemounds.com.

March

March 15, 2017
Wednesday, March 15, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, oral historian Sara Wood will present “From Tamales to Slugburgers: Mississippi's Diverse Foodways.” For more information call 601-576-6998.

March 16, 2017
Thursday, March 16, 9 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold a teleconference meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

March 16, 2017
Thursday, March 16, 1 p.m. in the Charlotte Capers Building, Jackson. The Mississippi National Register Review Board Meeting will meet to consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6850.

March 17, 2017
Friday, March 17, 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Winterville Mounds. Kite Flying Contest at Winterville. The public is invited to fly their kites and compete in a kite flying contest. For more information call 662-334-4684 or email info@wintervillemounds.com.

February

Now - March 19, 2017
Saturday–Sunday, March 18–19 at Historic Jefferson College. Ladies Civil War Academy. Female reenactors spend the weekend donned in Civil War period attire to instruct other female Civil War reenactors in the various skills and activities of the period to aid them in their historical impressions. For more information call 601-442-2901 or email info@historicjeffersoncollege.com.

March

March 22, 2017
Wednesday, March 22, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Mississippi State University president Mark Keenum will present “Stephen D. Lee—A Higher-Education Perspective.” For more information call 601-576-6998.

March 29, 2017
Wednesday, March 29, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Stephen Cushman, professor at the University of Virginia, will present “Surrender According to Johnston and Sherman.” For more information call 601-576-6998.

April

April 13, 2017
Thursday, April 13, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

April 18, 2017
Tuesday, April 18, 10:30 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Local Government Records Committee will hold its regular quarterly meeting in the third floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6894.

April 20, 2017
Thursday, April 20, 10 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The State Records Committee will hold its regular quarterly meeting in the third floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6811.

April 21, 2017
Friday, April 21, 10 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold its quarterly meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

May

May 11, 2017
Thursday, May 11, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

May 18, 2017
Thursday, May 18, 9 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold a teleconference meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

June

June 13, 2017
Thursday, June 8, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

June 15, 2017
Thursday, June 15, 9 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold a teleconference meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

July

July 13, 2017
Thursday, July 13, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

July 18, 2017
Tuesday, July 18, 10:30 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Local Government Records Committee will hold its regular quarterly meeting in the third floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6894.

July 20, 2017
Thursday, July 20, 10 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The State Records Committee will hold its regular quarterly meeting in the third floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6811.

July 20, 2017
Thursday, July 20, 1 p.m. in the Charlotte Capers Building, Jackson. Mississippi National Register Review Board will meet to consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6850.

July 21, 2017
Friday, July 21, 10 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold its quarterly meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

August

August 10, 2017
Thursday, August 10, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

August 17, 2017
Thursday, August 17, 9 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold a teleconference meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

September

September 08, 2017
Thursday, September 8, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

September 21, 2017
Thursday, September 21, 9 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold a teleconference meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

October

October 12, 2017
Thursday, October 12, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

October 17, 2017
Tuesday, October 17, 10:30 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Local Government Records Committee will hold its regular quarterly meeting in the third floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6894.

October 20, 2017
Friday, October 20, 10 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold its quarterly meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

October 26, 2017
Thursday, October 26, 10 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The State Records Committee will hold its regular quarterly meeting in the third floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6811.

November

November 09, 2017
Thursday, November 9, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

November 16, 2017
Thursday, November 16, 9 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold a teleconference meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

November 16, 2017
Thursday, November 16, 1 p.m. in the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Mississippi National Register Review Board will meet to consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6850.

December

December 07, 2017
Thursday, December 7, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.