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More arts, new events added to New Albany Freedom Fest

June 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

According to organizers, New Albany’s Freedom Celebration, taking place on Saturday, June 24, will have more arts this year than last. So far, around fifty vendors have registered to sell items like handmade jewelry, soaps and furniture, rustic teak furniture, vintage signs, leather goods and more at the Arts in the [Continue Reading]

Ingomar Mound Day looks back 2000 years into the past

November 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Ingomar Mound Day is set Nov. 12, 2016, 10 – 2. A family event, there will be activities for the young and old. The 2000 year old mound site is a Middle Woodland site and was first explored and mapped by the Smithsonian in the 1880s. It originally consisted of 13 to 14 mounds, and is the oldest [Continue Reading]

Atlatl competition team forming for Fall meet

August 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- A new group in Union County is exploring how ancient weapons were used thousands of years ago in Mississippi and across the world. The group, called Friends of Ingomar Mound, is forming an atlatl team which can compete in the State of Mississippi Atlatl Competition on October 29. Ancient weapon [Continue Reading]

Ancient weapon use is part of Ingomar history

October 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

 Ingomar Mound event, set this Saturday, from 10 – 2  at the Ingomar site,  weather permitting,  will be larger this year based on the number of volunteers  who are helping with the event,  and  also new is the  atlatl competition, which will begin at 11:15. Some ancient area history The word atlatl may be [Continue Reading]