A Walk Through Carrollton with Walt Grayson

Thanks to a Bicentennial Grant from the Mississippi Humanities Council, you can visit Carrollton on your smart device as well as in person.  The annual Pilgrimage and Pioneer Day Festival will be held October 6-7.  Five homes will be open … Continue reading

Carrollton Masonic Lodge Open for 2016 Pilgrimage

Carrollton Masonic Lodge F & AM #36 was chartered 3 January 1838. This was the first Masonic Lodge established in Carroll County. The Hall is the second oldest in the state in continuous use as a Masonic Hall. The Lodge … Continue reading

Cotesworth Open for 2016 Pilgrimage

Your pilgrimage won’t be complete without taking the short drive to Cotesworth, the home of James Zachariah George from 1861 until his death in 1897. There, you can purchase tickets for a tour of the home. George was a major … Continue reading

Winterville Traveling Trunk to be Part of 2016 Pioneer Day Festival

To most of us the term “Mississippian” means someone who lives in Mississippi. However, to archeologists the term designates a period in history 1000 to 1700 A.D. and the society that lived during that period. This society was spread across … Continue reading