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Cleveland Community Vocational School: The NYA Annexes — Suzassippi’s Lottabusha County Chronicles

The main part of the Cleveland Vocational School (the center) was constructed in 1933 to serve the Cleveland community in rural Kemper County. In 1937, the National Youth Administration began the construction of the two classroom annexes that are on … Continue reading

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Mississippi Flag Final Two Poll – August 26, 2020

I noticed last night that several media outlets had announced the final two Mississippi flag choices –https://news.yahoo.com/shield-magnolia-final-two-options-193950318.html. One has a magnolia and one is the Great River Flag mentioned in my last post on the subject: Mississippi Flag Final Five Poll. … Continue reading

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Mississippi Flag Final Five Poll

I noticed last night that several media sites were giving the curren poll results for the Final Five on the Mississippi flag. You can vote at: https://www.mdah.ms.gov/flagpoll-top5. I saw the article on the Clarion Ledger – Mississippi flag poll: Preliminary … Continue reading

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Analysis: Mississippi group aims for simple flag design — Mississippi Business Journal August 3, 2020

Nine commissioners designing a new Mississippi flag have the complicated task of choosing a simple design. Mississippi recently retired the last state flag with the Confederate battle emblem that’s been widely condemned as racist. An expert told commissioners last week … Continue reading

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Marker honors 200-year-old black church in Mississippi —

A new historical marker is honoring the oldest continuously operating African American church in Mississippi. Members of St. Peter Baptist Church in Pascagoula gathered Saturday to celebrate the unveiling of a marker that was placed by the Mississippi Department of … Continue reading

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Camp Clinton POW Camp, Clinton- Mississippi Mondays October 28, 2019

I saw this on the Mississippi Encyclopedia page – https://mississippiencyclopedia.org/entries/world-war-ii-prisoner-of-war-camps/, but I had seen it mentioned several times before as I researched POW camps in Mississippi. I want to thank Mike Allard of MDAH for making the entry. I previously … Continue reading

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Deer Island, Biloxi – Mississippi Mondays August 19, 2019

I posted this YouTube video earlier – The Best Places to Visit in Mississippi, USA – YouTube Video which included #5 Deer Island – The Best Places to Visit in Mississippi,USA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhSYZev-8H0 (around 15:40 minutes long). Official Website: No official … Continue reading

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Grand Village of the Natchez Indians – Mississippi Mondays August 12, 2019

I checked out Mississippi Museums, specifically History Museums, for this week’s Mississippi Mondays post – http://mississippimuseums.org/grand-village-of-the-natchez-indians/. Official Website: https://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/mounds/gra.htm https://web.archive.org/web/20160201234311/http://mdah.state.ms.us/new/visit/grand-village-of-natchez-indians/ (link on NPS website is broken, but found a number of entries on the Wayback Machine). MDAH link: http://www.mdah.ms.gov/new/visit/grand-village-of-natchez-indians/ Additional … Continue reading

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MDAH Digitized Newspapers Available Online – posted July 26, 2019

I missed this the other day, but I was checking the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) website today as part of Mississippi Mondays and noticed – Digitized Newspapers Available Online – posted July 26, 2019: http://www.mdah.ms.gov/new/news/digitized-mississippi-newspapers-available-online/. Researchers from … Continue reading

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Old Mississippi State Capitol – Mississippi Mondays February 4, 2019

Old Mississippi State Capitol: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Mississippi_State_Capitol. Also see http://www.oldcapitolmuseum.com/. Here’s their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OldCapitolMuseumMS/?ref=br_rs. Museum Schedule: Admission to the Old Capitol is free. Please call ahead to schedule tours for groups of ten or more.   Tuesday–Saturday 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Sunday … Continue reading

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