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c. 1923. A cotton-factoring office which became a firehouse in 1931. Hands-on displays, children's dress-up area and rare antique firehouse equipment.
Located in Tupelo, Mississippi the Museum features exhibits on the milestones in Tupelo history such as the 1864 Battle of Harrisburg and the 1936 Tupelo Tornado. Collection reflects local history and memorabilia.
Chickasaw Indian exhibit, paintings by local artists, room displaying the "Blacksmith" trade, tool display, arrowhead, artifacts, country store and more.
Unique and custom hand thrown & scuptured pottery.
The building that serves as the Rankin County Historical Society Museum was originally the general store of John Cole Atkins, and became known as the Value Post Office. Value was never a town, but the first settlement there was established c. 1828. Today, the old Atkins store is home to the Rankin County Historical Society Museum to house and exhibit the collection of historical items entrusted to the Society. Neely-Wilson Home, a typical southern dwelling of the time, is also part of the Museum. At this time tours are by appointment.
Located in the historic district, this museum is a tribute to Robert Johnson, "King of the Delta Blues Singers". The museum houses a collection of Robert Johnson murals and other bluesmen.
Rolland Golden's current exhibition is a collection of paintings and prints of various subjects, including several of Natchez and the surrounding area, his Hurricane Katrina series and Mississippi River series. Rolland is the recipient of this year's Visual Arts Award given by the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters. He is also listed in Marquis' Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Art. Roland was born in New Orleans on November 8, 1931 and lived in Mississippi for several years as a child. He has painted Mississippi more than any other state in his 54-year career. He and his wife Stella starting visiting Natchez in 1968 and returned almost every year since then. The Goldens have now made Natchez their home.
Arts Center featuring a theatre for performing art and a gallery exhibiting sculpture, jewelry and paintings by various artists on exhibit year round and a sales gallery.
Experience the universe in one of the South’s largest planetariums. Witness the advanced optical-mechanical star projection and MEGA-HD system in addition to laser/light "concerts."
The Sam Olden Historical Museum, located on the second floor of the Triangle Cultural Center in Yazoo City, brings together the County’s diverse past - from fossils dating back some 45,000 years to Native American relics, Civil War History, and African-American History, to the legendary trainman Casey Jones, the Governor Haley Barbour Collection, and so much more.
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