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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

October 25, 2013

At its regular quarterly meeting in Jackson on October 25, the Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History awarded a grant of $500,000 for the Webster County Courthouse. The board also approved three new Mississippi Landmark designations and eight new State Historical Markers.

December 10, 2013

Enjoy the holiday events at the sites of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History—from model trains to Christmas trees to stories for little ones.

December 10, 2013

The Old Capitol is many things to many people: Mississippi’s most historic space, an architectural gem, and one of the state’s premier history museums.