Foundation News

Stay informed about preservation related happenings in and around Natchez.

  • Wednesday, August 7th

    The Raphael Building Balcony is Gone

    Before and After images of the Raphael Building's facelift.

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  • Friday, August 2nd

    Privy to the details: Professor documents outbuildings for landmark survey

    As tourists lined up Thursday to take pictures of the octagonal mansion Longwood, one particular visitor focused his attention on the small square privy out back.

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  • Sunday, July 28th

    Friday Night Fire Destroys Historic Frogmore House

    “This is my 30th year, and this has been my terror all those years — this house catching fire,” Cothren said. “We don’t have fire hydrants out here.”

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  • Saturday, July 20th

    Archaeologists unveil evidence of lost mound at Grand Village.

    How many mounds are located at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians?

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  • Monday, July 1st

    Districts, Properties Added to National Register

    Two apartment complexes, a bowling alley, an ice factory, a community house, and a historic residence have been added to the National Register of Historic Places. On the recommendation of the Mississippi National Register Review Board, the U.S. Department of the Interior has approved...

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  • Monday, July 1st

    Legislature Funds Preservation Grant Program

    Legislature Funds Preservation Grant Program. MDAH is accepting applications for preservation projects across the state.

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  • Friday, June 28th

    First Presbyterian Church makeover uncovers nearly 200-year-old brick

    Church building maintenance is rarely a religious experience. But, for one local congregation, the renovation of its 19th-century front porch columns took a little bit of faith.

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  • Thursday, May 30th

    Discover America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places for 2019

    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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  • Wednesday, May 15th

    Natchez/Adams County Civil Rights Project

    Collectively, we acknowledge the overall gravitas of Natchez’s lengthy civil rights history. The question now shifts to: How can we utilize this history to create a healthier more inclusive Natchez community?

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  • Saturday, April 20th

    Talking about slavery

    Two leaders of popular Louisiana tourist attractions say telling the complete story of the South and slavery has had nothing but a positive impact on the visitor experience at their historic sites.

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