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Pascagoula River, Mississippi

Taking a class boat trip on the Pascagoula with a local is always an adventure in which you may hear stories about everything from the time the Navy Seals showed up for a week to various adventures with the native wildlife. My photo from May 2013.


Mid-Week Mid-Century: Homogeneously Eclectic Yazoo City Storefronts

Yazoo City’s downtown may qualify as the most homogenous in the state, by which I mean of the same period and of a piece. As most of you probably know, a great fire took out a couple dozen blocks of buildings, both commercial and residential in May 1904. 433 more words

Historic Preservation

Newspaper Clippings: Wiring the Pascagoula-Moss Point Bank, 1960

Here’s an interesting take on a building that’s appeared a few times here on MissPres, most recently an announcement of its new owners and plans for new life. 721 more words

Historic Preservation

Susan Brown: Getting Acclimated, September 3, 2017

NOAA Teacher at Sea

Susan Brown

Aboard NOAA Ship Oregon II

September 2 – 15, 2017

Mission: Shark/Red Snapper Longline Survey
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NOAA Teacher At Sea

Stage Two, Mississippi Gulf Coast

Just a quick update, we left Ponchatrain Landing at 6:30 Wednesday morning, and cleared the only bridge, then headed down the Intercoastal for awhile. Send off was by two nutria, big damn rats that are the size of beavers. 85 more words

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Friday is a Gas: Humble, Enco, Esso, and Exxon c.1960-c.1970

I had planned for a post on this station later in the Friday is a Gas series, but due to the tornado damage this building suffered last Friday, I thought it might be good to highlight it in hopes of its restoration.   465 more words

Historic Preservation

1973 Pascagoula Abduction

On October 11th, 1973 Charles Hickson and Calvin Parker were fishing from a pier on the web bank of the Pascagoula River in Mississippi when they heard a whirring/whizzing sound.   529 more words