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July 22, 2017

Dockery Farms, a site linked to the birth of the Delta blues, has been named a Mississippi Landmark.

June 29, 2017

Match wits with the world’s most famous detective, tease out the cause of a Victorian-era death, use vintage photographs and postcards to reconstruct a family’s 1870s vacation route, and more—at Mr. Manship’s Mystery Rooms, from July 12 through 21 at the Manship House Museum.

June 26, 2017

Bobby J. Smith II, a doctoral student from Cornell University, has been named the 2017 Medgar Evers Research Scholar.

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.