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Commonplace Fun Facts – Featured Blogger of the Week September 18, 2020

For this week’s Featured Blogger of the Week, I chose Commonplace Fun Facts:  https://commonplacefacts.wordpress.com/ as the Featured Blogger of the Week. I have been reading the blog since March 2020. About post  – https://commonplacefacts.wordpress.com/about/  Social Media Links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/commonplacefacts/ Twitter: … Continue reading

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USS Mississippi was the lead ship of the Mississippi class originally built by the US Navy in 1904–1908. The class was built to a design smaller than other American battleships as the result of a limit on displacement imposed by Congress as part of an effort to constrain costs — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

USS MISSISSIPPI 1907 – Mississippi during fitting out. Mississippi after her aft lattice mast was installed in 1909 USS Mississippi, sold to Greek navy in 1914 and renamed Kilkis. Mississippi was the lead ship of the Mississippi class originally built by the US Navy in 1904–1908. The class was built … Continue reading

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Hurricane Warnings — Day by Day

We’re hearing a lot about Hurricane Sally here in Central Mississippi. All I hope is that it stays a Category 2 and does not move so far inland as a hurricane, that it weakens quite a bit before it lands … Continue reading

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Union County Historical Society and Heritage Museum, New Albany – Mississippi Mondays September 14, 2020

For today’s Mississippi Mondays post, I checked out New Albany in Union County, and chose the Union County Historical Society and Heritage Museum – http://ucheritagemuseum.com/  as this week’s choice. Not sure how much I will find. As usual, check with … Continue reading

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Abby Hershberger / Chronic Illness & Lifestyle – Featured Blogger of the Week September 11, 2020

For this week’s Featured Blogger of the Week, I chose Abby Hershberger / Chronic Illness & Lifestyle:  https://abbyhershberger.blog/ as the Featured Blogger of the Week. I have been reading her blog since February 2020. About post  – https://abby Hershberger.blog/category/about/  Social … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 7 September 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 7 September 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-7-september-2020/. Over 1,000 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. This week FamilySearch added over 1M new Catholic … Continue reading

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Tutwiler Train Depot Site, Lexington – Mississippi Mondays September 7, 2020

For today’s Mississippi Mondays post, I looked at Tutwiler in Tallahatchie County, and chose the Tutwiler Train Depot Site – https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/mississippi/visit-hidden-ms-store-for-satisfying-meal/ as this week’s choice. The depot was demolished a while back, and I found a photo taken shortly before … Continue reading

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Hound on the Hunt – Featured Blogger of the Week September 4, 2020

For this week’s Featured Blogger of the Week, I chose Hound on the Hunt:  https://blog.familyhistoryhound.com/ as the Featured Blogger of the Week. I have been reading her blog since early November 2018. About post  – https://blog.familyhistoryhound.com/genealogy-news-week/  Social Media Links: Facebook: … Continue reading

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Mississippi Flag Commission Ballot Recommendation – September 3, 2020

I noticed last night that several media outlets reported the Magnolia Flag, now known as In God We Trust Flag, had been submitted to be on the November ballot: https://ballotpedia.org/Mississippi_State_Flag_Referendum_(2020). What flag will Mississippi vote on? At the election on … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 31 August 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 31 August 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-31-august-2020/. Over 1,000 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. FamilySearch added 400K German Catholic Church Records 1704–1957, … Continue reading

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