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Spence Flatgard of Ridgeland, Edmond Hughes of Ocean Springs, and Helen Moss Smith of Natchez were elected to the Board of Trustee


Learn how to trace your family tree with resources available at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) on Saturday, February 8, from


The Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the historic election of Hiram Re

FedEx Corporation is supporting free admission to the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 20. The museums will also be open free of charge Saturday, January 18, and Sunday, January 19.

The Old Capitol Museum will showcase the return of the King of Rock and Roll at A Tribute to the King on Thursday, January 16, from 6 to


Based on information provided by the Mississippi Department of Health about the Coronavirus epidemic, beginning Friday, March 13, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will close all sites and postpone programs scheduled through the end of March.


At a special meeting on December 6, the


Applications are being accepted for the 2020 Eudora Welty Research Fellowship.


On December 1, the Possum Ridge model train exhibit will open at the Two Mississippi Museums—the Museum of Mississippi His


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