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The afternoon matinee

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Historic Herndando Water Tower

While water systems’ materials and designs have changed, the basic gravity-fed concept used by the Romans remains the same. (Nancy Bell, 2013 nomination form for the National Register of Historic Places, retrieved from Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic … Continue reading

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Hot and Cold Running Water

While it did not come from two separate tower locations, “hot and cold running water” was initially advertised as a drawing card in houses, hotels, etc, inside the building.  These water towers were part of the cotton compress system in Ruleville, according … Continue reading

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