Friday, February 24, 2006

Ship Island Tours to Resume

LINK - Ship Island Tours will resume its service to the National Park Service island on April 14. Katrina flooded Fort Massachusetts and destroyed some of the island's facilities. The NPS requested about $15 million from Congress for repairs to the island. The peer in Gulfport and the boardwalk on Ship Island have already been rebuilt.

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

The Donald & Beauvoir

LINK - Donald Trump has made a sizeable donation toward the restoration of Beauvoir.

Sunday, February 19, 2006

Northeast Mississippi Heritage Gathering

LINK - This year's event will be June 9-10. Visit their site for more information.

Brothers Reunited

LINK - After 41 years apart, brothers Patrick and David Adams found each other -- and they were both living in Pearl.

Bettie Wilson Dies

LINK - The nation's second oldest person, a New Albany resident, died at age 115.

Saturday, February 11, 2006

Historic Document Donated to Mississippi Dept. of Archives & History

LINK - Sam Tomlinson donated a historic document pertaining to the Mississippi Territory House of Representatives to the Mississippi Department of Archives & History. This was a document the archives did not previously own!

Sunday, February 05, 2006

Auburn House History

LINK - Bill McGehee was so fascinated by this Natchez home's history that he has written about it.

Mardi Gras in Natchez

The Natchez Democrat is offering a multi-part series on the history of Mardi Gras in Natchez.

1st installment
- January 28

Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Hasker Nelson

LINK - This Cincinnatian has Mississippi roots and has accomplished much in his life!