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June 19, 2017

Sophia K. Leonard, a doctoral student at Emory University in Atlanta, has been named the 2017 Eudora Welty Fellow. Leonard will use archival holdings at MDAH related to Welty’s short fiction published in the "New Yorker" to better understand that magazine’s construction of the South at midcentury.

May 22, 2017

The state’s founding constitution and the first U.S. flag to include Mississippi will be on display at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building through the summer.

May 04, 2017

Historic Jefferson College will host the tenth annual Great Big Yam Potatoes Old-Time Music Gathering and Fiddle Contest on Friday, May 19, and Saturday, May 20.

April 25, 2017

The traveling exhibit Magna Carta: Enduring Legacy 1215-2015 will be at the Old Capitol Museum through Sunday, April 30.

April 12, 2017

Thieves have vandalized the nearly two-hundred-year-old Shaifer House in Claiborne County, making off with four wooden support beams and damaging interior flooring and walls.