Thursday, August 14, 2014

Rodney, Mississippi

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Visit for a brief history of Rodney, MS, in Jefferson County!

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Bluesman Robert Johnson's birthplace

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Click HERE to read more at!

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Old Country Store - Lorman, Mississippi

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"A flyer found in the store reports the building is a 130 years old structure, which means it was built around the early 1880s. Country stores sold everything from sugar to a pound of nails. The building is now a restaurant serving country favorites, known best for the fried chicken.

The store is located in Lorman, Jefferson County, Mississippi, between Fayette and Port Gibson on Hwy 61.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Do you recognize this family?

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If you have any information about this family portrait,
contact the Hazlehurst Library at 601-894-1681 or email

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Historic Hazlehurst

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Thursday, May 22, 2014

Unidentified school children - Northeastern Copiah County, circa 1915

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This photo of a group of school children in Copiah County (circa 1915) was found 
on the blog

Can you provide any information about these children or the location of the school?

Friday, May 16, 2014

Throwback Thursday - Wesson Historical Museum

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The Wesson Museum is wonderful, everyone should make time to see it. 
It has so much history about our little town that so many of us didn't know about. 
To learn more about Wesson and Copiah county you can check out

Friday, May 9, 2014

Old Country Store, Union Church, Mississippi

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"The store is said to have been built around 1840.
It was destroyed by fire September 08, 2004."

Friday, May 2, 2014

Wesson Mills

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Mill Town Mall in Wesson, MS, is the only remaining structure from the original Wesson Mills.

Want to learn more about this historic building?

Click HERE to learn more from

Friday, April 18, 2014

Hazlehurst marker

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Dampeer & Dampeer Drugs

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Photo obtain from Facebook's 

Friday, March 21, 2014

Jackson Sisters circa 1915

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Sarah L Jackson (Howard) 1910-1944
Elvira F Jackson (Wilson) 1909-1971

Jefferson County, MS
Poplar Hill Plantation

Friday, March 14, 2014

Featured Site: Facebook's 'Memories of Hazlehurst, Mississippi'

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Click HERE to visit the 'Memories of Hazlehurst, Mississippi' Facebook page.

If you would like regular updates from this page, you can ask to join the group towards the top right of the Facebook page.

Friday, March 7, 2014

Featured Site: Facebook's 'Memories of Wesson'

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Click HERE to visit Facebook's 'Memories of Wesson' page.

Friday, February 28, 2014

Featured Blog: Between the Gate Posts

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"When speaking with relatives about family history, I am often told to keep this piece of information between you, me and the gate post. Respecting sensibilities, I will share my family stories entwine with historical events from Copiah, Jefferson and Lincoln Counties, Mississippi, from gate post to gate post."

Explore the lives of the Banks, the Copelands, the Demyers, the Furrs, the Furnaces, and many other families as they intertwine to create a beautiful and proud family heritage - visit!

Friday, February 21, 2014

TomBigbee Country Magazine exerpt: The Headless Ghost of Beauregard

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Merchant and Planters Bank - Georgetown

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Old Beauregard School 1954

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Old Beauregard School 1954 -- via

Monday, February 3, 2014

Another Treasure from the Lambright Binders

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Major Pinckney Harrington is on the right pictured here with his nephew,
Louis Lambright, and family.  He was an officer of the 14th Confederate Cavalry
 in which Timothy S. Lambright served.  From the Timothy S. Lambright Binder of the
 Dr. Gail Lambright donation in the Archives at the Hazlehurst Library

Treasure in the Lambright Collection

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The 1835 will of George Lambright may be one of the earliest recorded
 in Copiah County.  This type-written copy is in the George Lambright, Sr. 
Binder that is part of the collection donated by Dr. Gail Lambright in the
 archives at the Hazlehurst Library.

Packing Sheds at Crystal Springs

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Friday, January 24, 2014

Pleasant Valley Methodist Church

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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Oil Mill and Ice Factory, Crystal Springs, Miss

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via Facebook page - Memories of Crystal Springs



--via Peanut Promoter, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

Lightner Publishing Corporation, 1918

Friday, January 10, 2014

NAPA store - Wesson

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Friday, January 3, 2014

Bellringer Restaurant

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