July 24, 2014
A veteran of the Civil Rights Movement and founder of the Freedom School in Belzoni will be the featured speaker at a free program that will also feature presentations on the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum now under construction in Jackson and the collections of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
July 01, 2014
A popular grant program for preservation projects has received additional funding. The 2014 Mississippi legislature allocated $2.1 million for competitive grants in the tenth round of the Community Heritage Preservation Grant Program, which helps preserve, restore, rehabilitate, and interpret historic courthouses and schools.
June 13, 2014
In lieu of the annual Historic Preservation Boot Camp, MDAH is planning a series of training sessions this summer in Pascagoula, Starkville, Natchez, and Leland.
June 02, 2014
H.T. Holmes, director of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History since 2005, has announced his plan to retire in early 2015.
May 19, 2014
Beginning in June MDAH will mark the fiftieth anniversary of Freedom Summer with an original exhibit at the Winter Building.