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Behind the Big House program & tour

April 19 - April 23
Holly Springs , MS United States

Behind the Big House: Preserving the Histories and Architecture of Slavery is an educational program initiated by Preserve Marshall County & Holly Springs, Inc. held in conjunction with the Annual Pilgrimage that explores the area’s rare extant inventory of structures related to slavery. Now in its fourth season, the tour has garnered rave reviews for Read More >

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Ongoing
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Icons of Statehood comes to Winona

April 19 @ 10:00 am - April 27 @ 5:00 pm
Winona- Montgomery County Public Library, 115 N Quitman St
Winona, MS 38967 United States

On December 10, 1817, Mississippi became the nation's twentieth state. Starting in 2016 a new traveling exhibit featuring Mississippi's first constitution and the first U.S. flag to include a star for the new state will tour the state to celebrate the approaching bicentennial. The project will partner with nine local institutions across the state to Read More >

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11:30 am
No Cost

Speaker Bureau: The Civil Rights Movement in Contemporary Times

April 22 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fondren Presbyterian Church, 3220 Old Canton Rd
Jackson , MS 39216

Flonzie Wright Brown has been involved in the Civil Rights Movement since 1963. Her presentation examines the role of youths in the movement, the importance of women in the struggle, the impact of slavery and lessons learned and the impact today of obtaining the right to vote. Ms. Brown recaps the Civil Rights Movement and Read More >

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Speakers Bureau: The Civil Rights Movement in Contemporary Times

April 22 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fondren Presbyterian Church, 3220 Old Canton Rd
Jackson , MS 39216

Flonzie Wright Brown has been involved in the Civil Rights Movement since 1963. Her presentation examines the role of youths in the movement, the importance of women in the struggle, the impact of slavery and lessons learned and the impact today of obtaining the right to vote. Ms. Brown recaps the Civil Rights Movement and Read More >

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