Annual Meeting - March 10-11, 2022

Mississippi Historical Society
Annual Meeting
March 10-11, 2022

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The annual meeting of the Mississippi Historical Society (MHS) will take place on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi and at the historic Eureka School. Hattiesburg, also known as the Hub City in the heart of south Mississippi’s piney woods, has a rich history to explore.  

The program will feature sessions on religion, women’s leadership in the state, the role of journalism in activism, civil rights, innovative digital history and archival projects around the state, and preserving and commemorating local African American history. Local tours include the African American Military History Museum, the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby, the Freedom Summer Trail, and sites in downtown Hattiesburg.

Early registration is $50 for MHS members and $85 for non-members. Registration after Friday, February 25, 2022, is $75 for MHS members and $110 for non-members.

Rooms are reserved at the Hotel Indigo Hattiesburg at 103 S. 30th Avenue. Call 601-264-7709 and specify the MHS rate of $129 per night plus tax.

Teachers can attend one day to earn 0.5 CEUs or both days to earn 1.0. For more information, call 601-576-6936 or email mhs@mdah.ms.gov. 

PREVIOUS MEETINGS

  • March 5-7, 2015 in Corinth
  • March 3-5, 2016 in Jackson
  • March 2-4, 2017 in Gulfport
  • March 1-3, 2018 in Jackson
  • February 28-March 2, 2019 in Natchez
  • March 5-6, 2020 in Cleveland
  • March 5, 2021 in Jackson (virtual meeting)