JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A $30,000 donation to the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum will help pay admission costs for students, poor people and older people. A group called Friends of Mississippi Civil Rights Inc. presented […]
By SARAH MEARHOFF Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture Lonnie Bunch says Americans have always pushed to better the country no matter the […]
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A car manufacturer that assembles vehicles in Mississippi is the latest corporate donor to the state’s two history museums. Toyota Motor North America is giving $750,000 to the Museum of Mississippi […]
CANTON, Miss. (AP) – Nissan Motor Co. is donating $500,000 to help fund exhibits and a dining area at two Mississippi history museums being built in downtown Jackson. The Japanese automaker made the announcement Monday […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Two Mississippi history museums being built in Jackson are moving closer to their private fundraising goal. Including a new donation announced Friday, the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil […]
JACKSON, Mississippi — The state of Mississippi expects to select a general contractor Sept. 26 for phase one for work on the Mississippi Museum of History and the accompanying Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.
The Mississippi Business Journal reports that the contract award is a prelude to an Oct. 24 groundbreaking.
The Museum of History will tell the story of Mississippi from its pre-Columbian past, its evolution as an agrarian region with the arrival of the first European settlers and on to today’s emergence as a diverse and innovative manufacturing center… […]