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 Covington County, MS
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Upcoming Events

Society Programs 2017

Saturday, 15 Jul 2017 - Ronnie Sanford's Village
Meeting has been moved from the Depot to a tour of Ronnie Sanford's village. Ronnie and Dianne Sanford have built a village some restored buildings and others from old wood to show their extensive collection. Located at 959 Seminary-Mike Conner Road, Seminary, MS it contains an early 1900's Pure Oil Station, a one-chair barbershop, post office, church, Miss Gracie's store, and an adult tree house are some of the 15 buildings in his village. Hope you will join us for the tour. The program scheduled for July will be held in September.

Saturday, 19 Aug 2017 - Seminary Depot
"Old MS Quilts and the Clothes That Went Into Them"
Nell Cobb and Members with Quilts

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017 - TBA

Seminary Depot
"Early Landowners of Covington County, Part III"
Presenters: CCGHS members of the Bicentennial Committee

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 - Seminary Depot
"Headstone Iconography and Symbolism"
Presenter: Brian Flynt

Saturday, 18 Nov 2017 - Richmond Community Center
"History of New Hope Church and Old Fashioned Thanksgiving Pot Luck"
Tour of New Hope Cemetery after lunch.

~ Williamsburg Books ~ Williamsburg Books sold out in December 2016. A total of 600 books were either sold or donated to area libraries or Archives.

~ Need Information ~ - The Society is collecting information about all local schools in Covington County. We are hoping to find names of schools, their teachers, students, and locations. Send information to the link below!

Free Websites for Mississippi History -   ~ Click on Archives & Record Services then click on Digital Archives ~ You can also click on the archives catalog for books and matrials at the state archives.

For more information, please contact Janet Smith.