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Joseph Pollet Mural

Post Office Mural – Pontotoc MS

Date added: January 23, 2013

Medium: oil on canvas   “The Wedding of Ortez and SaOwana–Christmas 1540 was painted by Joseph Pollet and completed and installed in 1939. The mural depicts the feast given by Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto to honor the first recorded Christian… read more

Pontotoc Post Office

Post Office – Pontotoc MS

Date added: January 23, 2013

“The post office is built in the Georgian /Colonial Revival style and has central double-leaf aluminum and glass doors surrounded by a stone architrave with dentil molding in the cornice, a stone water table and cornice with dentil molding, brick… read more

"Post near Houston, Natchez Trace, 1803"

Post Office Mural – Houston MS

Date added: January 16, 2013

The post office contains a 1941 Section of Fine Arts mural, “Post near Houston, Natchez Trace, 1803” by Byron Burford,Jr.

Houston MS Post Office

Post Office – Houston MS

Date added: January 16, 2013

Colonial Revival style; 1 story, red-brick building with cupola. Funded by the Public Building Administration of the Federal Works Agency.

"Scenic and Historic Booneville"

Post Office (former) Mural – Booneville MS

Date added: August 22, 2012

“Mural entitled “Scenic and Historic Booneville” painted in 1943. This is one of the murals that’s title does not match it’s content. The artist had wanted to paint a minor, local Civil War skirmish–hence the title. The Section of Fine… read more

"Cotton Plantation"

Post Office Mural – Batesville MS

Date added: August 22, 2012

“New Deal mural entitled “Cotton Plantation” painted in 1942 by Eve Kottgen. It was moved to the current post office in 1998. Due to lack of space (or planning), there was no space in the lobby so the mural was… read more

"Amory in 1889"

Post Office Mural – Amory MS

Date added: August 22, 2012

“New Deal mural entitled “Amory in 1889″ painted in 1939 by John McCrady. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, along with the Post Office.”

Amory Mississippi Post Office

Post Office – Amory MS

Date added: August 22, 2012

Post office built in 1936 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Tishomingo State Park – Tishomingo MS

Date added: July 27, 2012

“Tishomingo State Park is located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Tishomingo County, Mississippi, north of Tupelo. Activities in the park include canoeing, rock climbing, fishing and hiking.[2] The park pays tribute to Tishomingo County’s remarkable geography of… read more

Legion State Park – Louisville MS

Date added: July 27, 2012

“Legion State Park, also known as Legion State Park Historic District, is located in the red hill country of Louisville, Mississippi, and area originally inhabited by the Choctaw Indian Nation. It is one of the original Mississippi state parks developed… read more

Homochitto National Forest – Meadville MS

Date added: July 27, 2012

“Homochitto National Forest is a U.S. National Forest in southwestern Mississippi comprising 191,839 acres (776.34 km2). In the mid-1930s, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) began reforestation of the area and developing a system of roadways and recreational areas.”

Holly Springs National Forest – Tupelo MS

Date added: July 27, 2012

“Before the HSNF was established, much of the land was abandoned farmland with rapidly eroding soils. These rolling hills are now covered with loblolly and shortleaf pines, and upland hardwoods. The Civilian Conservation Corps used loblolly pine because it was… read more

Bailey Magnet High School (1930s)

Bailey Magnet High School – Jackson MS

Date added: December 15, 2011

Originally Bailey Junior High School, this historic building is “two stories and a basement in height and, due to sloping site, part of the basement is entirely above grade. The basement contains locker and shower rooms, a cafeteria, kitchen, club rooms,… read more