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Groundbreaking Mississippian Poster Contest

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Aviator, editor, surgeon, activist –who is your choice for groundbreaking Mississippian? Help us celebrate the construction of the new Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum with the inaugural MDAH Art Contest. Children ages five to eighteen are encouraged to illustrate and submit their choice of the most innovative, inspiring, heroic, or otherwise significant person in Mississippi history.

Need ideas to get started? Check out the Ground Breaking Mississippians Poll, Mississippi History Timeline, and Mississippi History Now. All are available online through the MDAH website.

The contest is open to pubic, private, and home school students. An elementary and secondary school winner will be chosen. Deadline for submission is March 28, 2014. Mail artwork to Outreach Programs Coordinator, MDAH, P.O. Box 571, Jackson, Mississippi, 39205 or email it to

For more information or a registration from call 601-576-6997 or email



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