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 Covington County, MS
      Genealogical and Historical Society

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Upcoming Events

Society Programs 2017

Saturday, Jan 21, 2017 - Early Landowners

At the Seminary Depot 10 am

The program will be on a few of the early landowners in Covington county at the time of statehood. Some of those being discussed include Watts, Cobert, Bynum, andStone and will be presented by Sandra Boyd, Buzzy and Becky Jordan, and Jacob Lott.

Three of the Society Bicentennial members who are researching the early landowners will be attending a meeting in Jackson on Saturday to find out and bring back to our group how to research between 1780 and 1830. As one of those missing the meeting, just know all of us want to be in both places.

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 - Sanford Community Program

Sanford Community Program will be held in the Sanford Community Center at 10:00am

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - Early Landowners of Covington County prior Mississippi achieving statehood

One of several programs covering early landowners of Covington County at Seminary Depot at 10:00 AM

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.