Mississippi Historical Society

Join the Mississippi Historical Society

The Mississippi Historical Society is a nonprofit membership organization that works closely with the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.  MHS has a unique blend of scholars and laypersons who share an interest in the history of Mississippi.  The next annual meeting will be March 5-6, 2020, in Cleveland, Mississippi. 

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TWO MISSISSIPPI MUSEUMS CELEBRATE TWO YEARS SINCE OPENING

The Two Mississippi Museums - Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum - opened on December 9, 2017.  The Museum of Mississippi History encourages people to explore and appreciate the state's history.  The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum highlights the strength and sacrifice of local people in the civil rights movement.  The Two Mississippi Museums are administered by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.