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Port Gibson's Wintergreen Cemetery damaged

Port Gibson’s Wintergreen Cemetery, an oasis of cedar trees dripping with Spanish moss amongst evocative grave markers and beautiful iron fences, suffered damge in the strong storms that passed through the state on Sunday, according to a… 105 more words

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Owens Creek Falls, Mississippi

Waterfalls in Mississippi aren’t abundant, so when I heard about Owen Creek Falls, I wanted to find it. There was just one thing that almost deterred me from that objective…people seem to say access to the waterfall is unavailable. 554 more words

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National Register 2016: Individual Listings

It’s a MissPres tradition to take the last week or so of the year and present lists of important preservation milestones that have occurred during the year. 1,542 more words

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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

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