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May 23, 2016

MDAH celebrated the grand opening of the Mississippi Mound Trail at Winterville Mounds on Monday, May 23. Stretching from Desoto County to Wilkinson County and following the Highway 61 corridor, the trail will highlight earthworks built at thirty-three sites.

May 13, 2016

Hancock Bank has made a $50,000 contribution to the 2 Mississippi Museums project that will sponsor the “Sitting In” section of the “Tremor in the Iceberg” gallery of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

May 09, 2016

The MDAH Board of Trustees awarded grants totaling more than $74,000 to twelve preservation projects in Certified Local Government communities across the state.

May 06, 2016

AT&T has made a $250,000 contribution to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History for the 2 Mississippi Museums project. The gift will sponsor the Black Empowerment Gallery in the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

April 20, 2016

Staff of the state archives will present “Family Beginnings for Beginners: A First-Timer’s Genealogy Workshop” on Saturday, May 14, at 8:30 a.m. in the William F. Winter Archives and History Building.