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Eudora Welty was focus of August Museum Moments

August 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

About 50 people enjoyed a program about Eudora Welty at the August Museum Moments Thursday in the auditorium of the Union County Heritage Museum on Cleveland Street. Dr. Elizabeth Crews, a faculty member at Blue Mountain College, was the speaker. Dr. Crews is a Welty scholar and is assistant editor of the Welty [Continue Reading]

Eudora Welty work to be the topic of August Museum Moments

August 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

“Place never really stops informing us, for it is forever astir, alive, changing, reflecting, like the mind of man itself… One place comprehended can make us understand other places better.” — EUDORA WELTY “Serious Daring” Mississippi and Beyond, by Eudora Welty,  is the topic of the August [Continue Reading]

Medicinal plants are topic of Museum Moments, June 15

June 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Medicinal plant research at the National Center for Natural Products Research at the University of Mississippi is the topic of Museum Moments on June 15, 12 noon at Union County Heritage Museum. The program is free and a light lunch, provided by New Albany Pilot Club,  is served beginning at 11:30. The centers [Continue Reading]

Museum Moments continues MS statehood celebration, March 16

March 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mississippi: 200 Years of Statehood, Treasurers of the Archive is the topic of March Museum Moments, Thursday, March 16, at the Union County Heritage Museum. Jennifer Ford, professor and head of special collections at the University of Mississippi, J.D. William library, will tell about the collection as related to the [Continue Reading]

Museum Moments: “The Battle of Hurricane Creek”

February 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

The public is invited to the February 2017 Museum Moments at the Union County Heritage Museum on Thursday, February 16th. Author Melvin McClure, Jr. will discuss his book “The Battle of Hurricane Creek” at noon, following an 11:30 lunch courtesy of Kappa Kappa Iota. A book signing will follow the [Continue Reading]

Mississippi quotes take Museum Moments stage, January 19

January 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Famous Mississippi quotes: Oh, my, the things Mississippian’s have said. The world takes note of the poignant, outrageous, utterly truthful comments made by Mississippians. The recent William Faulkner quote in the Hillary Clinton Concession speech, “They kilt us but they ain’t whipped us yet,” [Continue Reading]

Prohibition – the Bitter end in Mississippi

October 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS– Mississippi’s Tortured History with Alcohol, and How a New Albanian Stopped the Double Standard, is the topic of this month’s Museum Moments this  Thursday, Oct. 20 at noon at the Union County Heritage Museum. The famous incident of Union County native and then Hinds County Sheriff Thomas [Continue Reading]

Well known wine journalist to speak at museum August 18

August 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Museum Moments is set Thursday,  August 18, 12 noon,  at the Union County Heritage Museum. William Faulkner and his Wine by  Barbara Ensrud, wine journalist from Durham, North Carolina will be the program’s subject. This is a program of the Literary Fest 2016 Ensrud is a frequent speaker on the subject of [Continue Reading]

Museum Moments to present the life of Paul Rainey

July 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

On Thursday, July 21, 2016, the Union County Heritage Museum’s Museum Moments will host a program about Paul Rainey. Paul James Rainey was a millionaire American businessman, philanthropist, hunter, and photographer. Renelda Owen, of the Delta State English Department will give a lecture and power point [Continue Reading]
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