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At noon on Wednesday, September 17, as part of the History Is Lunch Series, MDAH historian Michael Stoll will talk about the Old Capitol exhibit Monuments to Democracy: The 50 State Capitols.

The exhibit explores the capitol buildings of each state, in conjunction with the Old Capitol Museum's Monuments to Democracy exhibit. Stoll will relate behind-the-scenes anecdotes, little-known facts, and the significant histories of the statehouses.

Michael Stoll is a Historic Resources Specialist with the Old Capitol Museum. He is a 2006 graduate of Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia, where he received his B.A. in history.

This program will be held at the Old Capitol Museum.

 

UPCOMING PRESENTATIONS:

September 24: Robert Blade will talk about his book Tupelo Man, a biography of newspaper publisher George McLean. Book sales and signing to follow.
October 1: Curtis Wilkie will talk about his book Assassins, Eccentrics, Politicians, and Other Persons of Interest: Fifty Pieces from the Road. Book sales and signing to follow. This program will be held at the Old Capitol Museum.
October 8: Civil rights movement leader Rev. Edwin King will talk about his book Mississippi: Behind the Scenes of Freedom Summer. Book sales and signing to follow. This program will be held at the Old Capitol Museum.
October 15: Archaeologist John O'Hear will talk about the Mississippi Mound Trail for Archaeology Month.
October 22: Jacksonian Tim Whitsett--musician, music publisher, songwriter, producer, and author--will talk about his international career in music.
October 29: Old Capitol Museum staff will present a preview of the program "Present Meets Past." This program will be held at the Old Capitol Museum.
November 5: Historian Walter Howell will talk about his new history of Clinton, Mississippi, Town and Gown.
November 12: Deborah Thomas, Library of Congress, will talk about "Chronicling America."
November 19: Carolyn J. Brown will talk about her book Song of My Life: A Biography of Margaret Walker.

For more information about any of these programs, contact the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

 

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