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January 16, 2019

FedEx Corporation and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation are supporting free admission to the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum from Saturday, January 19, through Tuesday, January 22, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the third annual National Day of Racial Healing.

January 15, 2019

The Mississippi Historical Society will hold its annual meeting Thursday, February 28, through Saturday, March 2 in Natchez.

January 03, 2019

At noon on Wednesday, January 23, as part of the department’s History Is Lunch series, James L. Robertson will present “The Dred Scott Case that Mississippi Got Right.”

December 12, 2018

Applications are being accepted for the 2019 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.

December 09, 2018

Three new state historical markers have been approved by the MDAH Board of Trustees for Raymond Presbyterian Church in Hinds County, Evergreen Cemetery in Jackson County, and for the city of Verona in Lee County.