News Releases

3/31/2020
In May of 2019 for History Is Lunch, University of Alabama professor and author Natalie Adams presented "Just Trying to Have School: The Struggle for Desegregation in Mississippi."
3/30/2020
Mississippi History Now, an online publication of the Mississippi Historical Society, has posted its newest article, “Mississippi's Forgotten Soldiers: Women in the Ranks during the Civil War.”
3/29/2020
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has closed all museums and facilities in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19. MDAH staff continue to serve the public remotely by responding to email requests.
3/12/2020

Based on information provided by the Mississippi Department of Health about the coronavirus pandemic, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will close all sites beginning Friday, March 13.

3/9/2020

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) and the

2/24/2020

Mississippi Distilled: Prohibition, Piety, and Politics, an immersive exhibition exploring the state’s tumultuous relationship with alcohol from the colonial period to today, will open July 7.

2/19/2020

The Mississippi Historical Society (MHS) will hold its annual meeting Thursday, March 5, through Friday, March 6, in Cleveland.

2/12/2020

Learn about the histories and unique varieties of cornbread in African and Native American culture with Chef Jarita Frazier-King o

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