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Upcoming Events

Society Programs 2017

Our March 18th meeting will be held at the Depot in Seminary at 10:00 AM. Jacob Lott will talk about the early settlers who settled Sanford and he will shed some light on Fox, the photographer who was mentioned in last month's program. Nell Cobb will be talking on Charles Stovall, who had a luxurious hotel near Columbia in the mid 1820's and who also was a landowner in Covington County prior to statehood. John M. Coulter and his Covington County relatives will be discussed. Eli Moffett, who was living in Covington County in 1820 but later had his home burned in another county will be discussed. All visitors are welcome.

We would like to inform our membership of the passing yesterday of our lifetime member and good friend, Paul Jent. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - Salem Community by Gwen Keys Hitt

Meeting move up one week becaus of Easter. At Depot in Seminary 10:00am

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Unveiling of Early Landowners plaque at Covington County Chancery Building and the Society Statehood celebration

~ 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 - mdah.state.ms.us   ~ 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.