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What is Rock Lath? Redux

One of the most popular posts I’ve written for Preservation in Mississippi has to be a post about rock lath.  But what is rock lath?  According to the… 948 more words

Historic Preservation

Musings on change, and dealing with change

When I lived in Pascagoula, MS, and served the First Presbyterian Church as their Pastor, I was privileged to get to know, and be friends with, a number of Navy officers who served on ships that were based at the Naval Station in Pascagoula. 771 more words

Creative Brooding

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

Grand Banks