Mississippi Historical Society

Annual Meeting Goes Virtual

The Mississippi Historical Society will conduct its annual meeting virtually on March 5, 2021. Pre-registration is required, but there is no registration fee. Click here to register.


Founded in 1858, MHS proudly embraces the contributions of scholars and laypersons interested in the study and dissemination of all aspects of Mississippi history. Stay tuned for more details about the annual meeting soon.



Marshall Bennett Elected President of the Mississippi Historical Society

Marshall Bennett was elected president of the Mississippi Historical Society at its 2020 annual meeting in Cleveland. Bennett has had a distinguished career in law and government, including serving four terms as state treasurer of Mississippi. For a complete bio, click here.