Tag Archives: Mississippi

New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 21 October 2019

I saw this today on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 21 October 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-21-october-2019/ This week, Familysearch.org added over 4.4 million new, free, historical records this week from the 1860 United States Census (Slave Schedule).  Additional countries include American Samoa, Brazil, … Continue reading

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Greene County Museum, Leakesville – Mississippi Mondays October 21, 2019

I saw this on the Wikipedia link for Mississippi museums – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_museums_in_Mississippi. It had a footnote that led to a defunct link, but the Wayback Machine saved a copy – https://web.archive.org/web/20160304104734/https://visitmississippi.org/bookmarkables/show/24593. I chose it for this week’s Mississippi Mondays post. It … Continue reading

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Dizzy Dean Rest Stop and Grave, Wiggins – Mississippi Mondays October 14, 2019

Updated to add cemetery links and remove some stuff I forgot to remove before it went live. This one took a while as I went through several counties and towns in those counties before settling on Dizzy Dean Rest Stop … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 7 October 2019

I saw this today on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 7 October 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-7-october-2019/ FamilySearch.org added over 1 million new, free, historical records this week from England Parish Registers (1538-1997.) An additional million records were contributed from Missouri County Marriage, … Continue reading

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Stories From 125 Years of Ole Miss Football edited by Neil White — Clarion-Ledger / Hattiesburg American Mississippi Books Page

A review by X.M. (Mike) Fracogna, Jr. published on October 6, 2019 via Stories From 125 Years of Ole Miss Football edited by Neil White — Clarion-Ledger / Hattiesburg American Mississippi Books Page. Disclaimer:  Neil White who edited the book was … Continue reading

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Yellow Fever House and Martyrs Church Museum, Holly Springs – Mississippi Mondays October 7, 2019

I settled on the Holly Springs area for this week’s Mississippi Mondays post. When I saw what was on Roadside America – https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/14548, it was clear what I should the focus of this post. That needs a bit of backstory … Continue reading

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Birthplace of Oprah Winfrey, Kosciusko – Mississippi Mondays September 30, 2019

I chose the Birthplace of Oprah Winfrey, Kosciusko, Mississippi for this week’s Mississippi Mondays post. I found it on https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/2682. I went looking for things in or near Kosciusko. Official website: https://www.mississippi-umc.org/churchdetail/494048 http://www.umc.org/find-a-church/church/81114 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Buffalo-United-Methodist-Church/237066386336105 Church contact information below (the sign … Continue reading

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Chao announces grant to support Gulf Coast train project — Mississippi Business Journal

Federal funding has been awarded to Mississippi to support the return of passenger rail service between New Orleans and Mobile, Alabama, the secretary of U.S. Department of Transportation said Thursday. 43 more words via Chao announces grant to support Gulf Coast … Continue reading

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African American Military History Museum, Hattiesburg – Mississippi Mondays September 23, 2019

I chose the African American Military History Museum in Hattiesburg, Mississippi for this week’s Mississippi Mondays post. I found it on https://www.visithburg.org/things-to-do/details/?aid=4532. It’s also the Hattiesburg USO and searched under both. From the website, it’s the last African American USO … Continue reading

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Why You Should Be Careful of Memories – September 23, 2019

This is actually a serious post, but I am injecting humor into it to show why you shouldn’t trust memories. I have memory issues and have frequently thought something happened in a year that was not correct. In my case, … Continue reading

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