January 24, 2014
Using the tumultuous history of the building as a starting point, the Old Capitol Museum will present The Black Codes to Brown vs. Board of Education on Thursday, February 20.
January 17, 2014
The Department of Archives and History’s museums and historic sites across the state are offering summer camps for a variety of ages, with focuses ranging from architecture to pioneer skills to Native American culture.
January 09, 2014
At noon on Wednesday, April 23, as part of the History Is Lunch Series, Ellen Ann Fentress will present Reporting on the Reporter: The Bill Minor Project and discuss a documentary film about the legendary Mississippi newsman.
January 02, 2014
A driving route due to be completed by year’s end will link more than forty American Indian sites in the Delta and give motorists a glimpse into ancient cultures. The Mississippi Mounds Trail will run through fifteen counties and highlight the engineering genius and artistic vision of the people who created these earthworks hundreds of years before Columbus first came ashore in the Caribbean.
November 22, 2013
Traditional holiday decorations will be on display at the Mississippi Governor’s Mansion, Old Capitol Museum, Mississippi State Capitol, Eudora Welty House and Garden, and William F. Winter Archives and History Building on Friday, December 6 for the eighteenth annual Old Jackson Christmas by Candlelight Tour