News Releases

9/21/2020
Effective October 1, the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum will open free of charge on Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.
9/14/2020
MDAH is continuing to fulfill its mission of empowering people through Mississippi’s many stories by collecting artifacts that document today’s unprecedented times.
9/14/2020
The National Park Service has awarded MDAH $50,000 in support of the Natchez Outbuilding Survey, a study of nineteenth-century structures built adjacent to antebellum houses in the Natchez area.
9/8/2020
The National Park Service has awarded $88,822 to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) to support efforts to return the Native American human remains in its archaeological collections to present-day Tribes.
9/2/2020
The Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag met at the Two Mississippi Museums and selected the “New Magnolia Flag” to become the new state flag.
8/25/2020

On Tuesday, August 25, members of the Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag met and chose two flags designs to advance.

8/18/2020
The Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag selected five flags to move to the final round. The five designs and a new nonbinding public poll have been placed on the MDAH website.
8/14/2020
On August 14, the Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag selected nine designs to advance to the next round. You can choose your favorite in a nonbinding public poll.
8/10/2020
The Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag has considered nearly 3,000 flag designs and narrowed their choices. View their picks at https://picti.net/X7UB8.

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