2 Mississippi Museums Groundbreaking

The public is invited to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on Thursday, October 24, at 10:00 a.m. This historic day of festivities will feature music, food, and children’s activities and extend into the early afternoon. The museums, administered by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) and located on North Street near the Old Capitol Building in Jackson, will open in 2017 as the centerpiece of the state’s bicentennial celebration.