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Union County Historical Society

Annual historical society meeting features discussion of Piominko

May 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

The annual meeting of the Union County Historical Society (UCHS) featured a program about the Chickasaw Indians, a native American tribe indigenous to north Mississippi. Mitch Caver, an author who has co-written a book about Piominko, an 18th century Chickasaw chief, spoke to the historical society members gathered [Continue Reading]

Union Co. Historical Society sets annual luncheon meeting

May 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Annual Meeting of the Union County Historical Society is set Friday, May 19, 12 noon at the fellowship hall of the First United Methodist Church on Bankhead Street. Guest speaker for the event is Ted Ownby, Director of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture who will be talking about the just published [Continue Reading]

Down From the Hills Heritage Music Festival, 2016

May 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, Mississippi– On Saturday, May 21st, the 15th annual Down From the Hills Heritage Music Festival was held at the Union County Fairgrounds, where the air was full of the sounds of musicians of all ages as well as the aromas of kettle corn and smoking meat. Bluegrass fans from around the New Albany [Continue Reading]