To request any of these brochures, email MDAH.
Research at the Department of Archives and History.
Includes information regarding available reference materials, rules and regulations regarding access to the collection, and a map of the public areas of the William F. Winter Archives and History building.
Researching your African American Ancestors.
Offers advice on how to conduct genealogical research, as well as the documents most helpful in tracing your African American heritage.
Brief overview of the native peoples who lived in territories now included in Mississippi, as well as recommendations of further reading material for students.
Old Capitol restoration, Jackson.
After sustaining damage from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the historic building is undergoing a complete restoration. The Old Capitol is scheduled to open in 2009.
Mississippi State Capitol, Jackson.
Details the architectural elements that adorn this Beaux Arts-style building. Visitors may tour the building on weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Eudora Welty House, Jackson.
Pulitzer Prize winning author Eudora Welty's home is one of the nation's most intact literary house museums. Tours of the house are available by reservation only, Tuesday through Friday.
Manship House Museum, Jackson.
This Gothic Revival "cottage villa" was home of Charles Henry Manship, ornamental painter and Civil War Mayor of Jackson. The museum interprets daily life in nineteenth-century Mississippi, including events as Summer Dress, weddings and Victorian mourning. Open Tuesday through Saturday.
Grand Village of the Natchez Indians, Natchez.
The Grand Village was the main ceremonial site for the Natchez Indians. The site offers interpretive exhibits, a nature trail, and an annual Pow-Wow featuring Native American dancers and crafts. Open daily.
Winterville Mounds, Greenville.
These mounds were the site of sacred structures and ceremonies for Native Americans throughout the Yazoo-Mississippi River Delta basin. Open daily.
Historic Jefferson College, Washington.
Visitors can tour Mississippi's first institute of higher learning, and walk a nature trail that winds through the property. Annual events include the Copper Magnolia Festival, Civil War Reenactment, and a Victorian Christmas event for children. Ground open daily.
Mississippi Historical Society
The Mississippi Historical Society has provided programs and produced books, maps, brochures, and other materials aimed towards the education of the general public, as well as recognizing the achievements of scholars in the field of Mississippi history. Includes membership form.