Foundation News

Stay informed about preservation related happenings in and around Natchez.

  • Friday, October 9th

    Sign up for Balloon Festival alerts!

    Get notifications for balloon flight locations throughout the weekend.

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  • Sunday, September 27th

    Artwork unveiled for balloon festival T-shirts, posters

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  • Thursday, September 24th

    Sun-n-Sand Named to America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places List

    Each year, America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places sheds light on important examples of our nation’s heritage that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage.

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  • Saturday, September 19th

    Nationally renowned conservationist to conduct free workshop at cemetery Tuesday

    Appell’s trip is sponsored by Atlas Preservation

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  • Wednesday, September 16th

    48 Cemeteries in 48 Days

    Monument conservator Jonathan Appell headed to the Natchez City Cemetery

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  • Monday, September 14th

    Natchez Outbuilding Survey Awarded NPS Grant

    The National Park Service (NPS) has awarded the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) $50,000 in support of the Natchez Outbuilding Survey

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  • Wednesday, September 9th

    Balloon festival organizers plan to use bluff area for two balloon glows, tether rides, more

    In the age of COVID-19 even hot-air balloons need social distancing.

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  • Wednesday, September 9th

    Turning Angel is back intact

    The cost of the repair was a little over $3,000 plus travel and accommodations

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  • Monday, August 31st

    Being made whole again: Repair work progressing on Turning Angel statue

    The Turning Angel monument got her wings back this weekend with a few final touches left until the statue is whole again.

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  • Monday, August 24th

    Turning Angel is back on pedestal; repair work to be done over 2 weekends

    Volunteers worked Monday morning in the Natchez City Cemetery to place the Turning Angel statue back atop its pedestal

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