News Releases

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.
8/3/2020
MDAH is accepting applications for preservation projects across the state. The 2020 Mississippi legislature has provided funding for another round of the Community Heritage Preservation Grant (CHPG) Program, which helps preserve, restore, rehabilitate, and interpret historic courthouses and schools.

Volunteer

Be part of history. Volunteer with MDAH and help us preserve and connect Mississippi’s rich historic resources with people around the world.


Volunteer