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The evolution of Civil War images discussed at Museum Moments

November 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

Civil war images, both drawings and photographs, were the topic of the Museum Moments program Nov. 15 at the Union County Heritage Museum. Historian Rebekah Rinehart’s presentation included a slide show of the work artists and photographers produced 150 years ago. Line drawings were reproduced in periodic [Continue Reading]

Final 2018 Museum Moments focuses on Civil War art & photography

November 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

Art and Photography during the Civil War is the topic of the final Museum Moments of 2018 at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 at 12 noon. Historian Rebekah Rinehart, a graduate of Blue Mountain College, will present the program. A light lunch will be available courtesy of the [Continue Reading]

Annual Ingomar Mound event is Saturday, Nov. 3rd

October 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

The annual Ingomar Mound Event is set this Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. , weather permitting. Ingomar Mound site is located south of New Albany off Highway 15 on CR 96. The 2200 year old Ingomar Mound is Union County’s olders man-made structure. Visitors can tour Ingomar Mound, use ancient weapons [Continue Reading]

Heritage Pioneer Days 2018 brings the past to life

October 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

Heritage Pioneer Days at the Union County Heritage Museum has been a popular event in New Albany for 17 years. It provides visitors, especially the youngsters, with a chance to have a little “hands-on” experience with the “good old days.” Union County Heritage Museum Pioneer Village. [Continue Reading]

Museum workshop to teach Japanese art of making Temari thread ball

October 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

The ancient Japanese art of Temari Thread Ball will be demonstrated in a class set Monday, Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. at the Union County Heritage Museum. The teacher is Peggy Russell from Myrtle, who has made more than 200 of these intricately crafted thread balls. There is a current exhibit of a number of Russell’s temari [Continue Reading]

Mississippi author Julie Cantrell to lead writing workshop

October 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Writer Julie Perkins Cantrell will be in New Albany on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 12 noon for a book talk and short writing workshop on this year’s New Albany Literary Fest ’18 Community Read of her bestselling book Perennials. The setting for part of this book is in New Albany at the Faulkner Literary Garden and the [Continue Reading]

Jim Weatherly, Hall of Fame songwriter, at Museum Moments

October 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

Jim Weatherly, musician, songwriter, athlete and now author will be at the Union County Heritage Museum on Thursday, October 25, noon for a question and answer session and book signing. His new book Midnight Train is a memoir of his life in sports and show business. Weatherly, born in Pontotoc County, has been writing [Continue Reading]

Main Street to host M PARTNER webinar at the museum

October 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Wednesday, October 17th, New Albany Main Street will host MPARTNER* and Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) at a business forum webinar that will take place at the Heritage Museum. The M PARTNER webinar will be centered around highlighting two business owners in New Albany and allowing them to tell their story of [Continue Reading]

17th Annual Heritage Pioneer Days coming to museum

October 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

Heritage Pioneer Days 2018 are set for Oct. 18, 19, and 20 at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. This event is an opportunity for visitors to experience history in hands-on ways, such as grinding corn, making cider, doll making, churning butter, cross-cut sawing and much more. Union County Heritage Museum [Continue Reading]

Friday’s special Faulkner events at the Tallahatchie Riverfest

September 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Friday September 28, the first day of New Albany’s annual Tallahatchie Riverfest, held two special  William Faulkner events that honor the famous author.  The annual Faulkner Literary Fest has been underway for the past several weeks. The end of the festival is timed to commemorate [Continue Reading]
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