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Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture: Former US Post Office

Mississippi Department of Archives & History/Historic Resources Inventory lists the former US Post Office on Main Street as 1905, remodeled 1935.  The buff-colored brick building has a pyramidal tile roof, and the remodel was the addition to the right in … Continue reading

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125th Anniversary Celebration for Founding of Mound Bayou

Founded by former slaves I. T. Montgomery, Benjamin Green, and other progressive pioneers on July 12, 1887, Mound Bayou will celebrate its 125th birthday July 8-14, 2012.  We invite you, your family, former Mound Bayouians–and the entire state of Mississippi–to … Continue reading

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