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Tippah County Historical Museum, Ripley – Mississippi Mondays July 6, 2020

For today’s Mississippi Mondays post, I went with Ripley in Tippah County, and decided the Tippah County Historical Museum – https://www.triphobo.com/places/ripley-mississippi-united-states/tippah-county-historical-museum was a good choice. Going to be interesting to see what I can find on it. Official website: http://www.tippahcounty.org/tourism/attractions/tippah-county-historical-museum/   … Continue reading

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Mississippi surrenders Confederate symbol from state flag — Mississippi Business Journal – Mississippi Mondays June 29, 2020

Mississippi will retire the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem, more than a century after white supremacist legislators adopted the design a generation after the South lost the Civil War. 20 more words via Mississippi surrenders … Continue reading

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University of Mississippi Museum and Historic Houses, Oxford – Mississippi Mondays June 22, 2020

For today’s Mississippi Mondays post, I went with Oxford in Lafayette County, and decided the University of Mississippi Museum and Historic Houses, Oxford – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Mississippi_Museum was a good place. Going to be interesting to see what I can find on it. … Continue reading

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Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium – French Camp Mississippi Mondays June 15, 2020

For today’s Mississippi Mondays post, I started with Walthall in Webster County, but switched to French Camp in Choctaw County after seeing Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium. Going to be interesting to see what I can find on it. Official websites: … Continue reading

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Sam B. Olden Yazoo Historic Museum / Triangle Cultural Center – Yazoo City Mississippi Mondays June 8, 2020

For today’s Mississippi Mondays post, I decided to check out Yazoo City in Yazoo County. I found the Triangle Cultural Center – https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g44101-d4688349-Reviews-Triangle_Cultural_Center-Yazoo_City_Mississippi.html; it also houses the Sam B. Olden Yazoo Historic Museum. Going to be interesting as I need … Continue reading

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Unita Zelma Brown Blackwell – Mississippi Mondays June 1, 2020

For this week’s Mississippi Mondays post, I decided to check out Mayersville in Issaquena County. In doing the research, I came across Unita Zelma (Brown) Blackwell, the first African American female mayor elected in Mississippi. Here’s the article about her … Continue reading

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Gulfport World War I Memorial Cenotaph – Mississippi Mondays May 25, 2020

There is a World War I Memorial in my hometown. I thought it was a fitting Memorial Day Mississippi Mondays post. It’s not too far from another place I mentioned about 2 months ago – Closing of Triplett-Day Pharmacy will … Continue reading

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Focused on Mississippi: Commemorative Air Force acquires WWII aircraft — WJTV – Mississippi Mondays May 18, 2020

MADISON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – It’s a Saturday afternoon and the members of the Madison, Mississippi Wing of the Commemorative Air Force are checking out their newest acquisition: a training aircraft built during World War Two. Karl Holcomb flew it … Continue reading

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MSU experts: no Asian hornets (murder hornets) in Mississippi — Mississippi Business Journal – Mississippi Mondays May 11, 2020

News reports of a new, invasive hornet spotted in the Northwest has heightened people’s awareness of flying insects recently. The Asian giant hornet, also called a murder hornet, has been confirmed in the state of Washington. 19 more words via MSU … Continue reading

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Amtrak $5.4 Million Grant Brings New Orleans to Mobile Route One Step Closer – Mississippi Mondays May 4, 2020

Saw this article and decided it was a good choice for this week’s Mississippi Mondays post. I also included the NOLA article as the newspaper article may want a subscription to view. Finally got the newspaper article to load, blame … Continue reading

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