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Mississippi Loses Preservationist Libby Hollingsworth (1933-2016)

Libby Hollingsworth, one of Mississippi’s most passionate and gracious preservationists, died on Saturday, July 2, 2016, at her home in Port Gibson. If you’ve been around the Mississippi Heritage Trust for even just a little bit, you’ve no doubt met Libby and Al Hollingsworth, as they would have introduced themselves and made you feel welcome. 541 more words


Auld Lang Syne: Friends We Lost in 2015

2015 has been a rough year for Mississippi’s historic buildings. Fire, storms, economic hardship, and public officials with no vision (a class of people who I hope will never receive an iota of sympathy here on MissPres no matter how old and soft I get) took many away from us. 674 more words