Mississippi Historical Society Meeting, session 1: “Mississippi as Architectural Trendsetter”

Mississippi Historical Society 2020-21 president Marshall Bennett, introduces presentations by Chase Klugh, Jennifer V.O. Baughn, Bill Gatlin, and Jeff Rosenberg for the “Mississippi as Architectural Trendsetter” session of the MHS 2021 meeting.

“Robert Edgar Bost: Natchez’s Most Prolific Twentieth-Century Architect and Builder”–Chase Klugh, Historic Natchez Foundation

“Mississippi Midwestern State Capitol”–Jennifer V. O. Baughn, Mississippi Department of Archives and History

“Monument and Memory: The Illinois Memorial at the Vicksburg National Military Park”–Bill Gatlin, independent scholar

“‘His finest and purest thinking’: The Mississippi Retreats of Louis Sullivan”–Jeff Rosenberg, Mississippi Department of Marine Resources

The Mississippi Historical Society is a nonprofit organization that works closely with the Mississippi Department of Archives and History to promote understanding of the state’s history. Founded in 1858, the modern society dates to its reactivation in 1952 and has held annual meetings since 1953. Visit http://www.mississippihistory.org to learn more.

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