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Behind the Big House Recognized by Mississippi Heritage Trust

    6.19. 2014 – Nice article in The South Reporter, with much thanks to our indispensable partners David Person with “Gracing the Table” – a local initiative that claims PMCHS’ “Behind the Big House” program as their genesis point.

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Join us for the Behind the Big House Tour

Delve behind the hoop-skirts and mint juleps to the hard life behind the big house. The south has a rich and varied history. The storybook life seen on the silver screen is often just one side of our past. Behind

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Help Preserve Marshall County and Holly Springs

Become a sustaining member of Preserve Marshall County and Holly Springs: $5,000- Founder & Lifetime Member $500- Benefactor $250- Patron $100- Sustainer $___- Friend Join Us in Preserving Our Treasures! Friend$50.00 USDSustainer$100.00 USDPatron$250.00 USDBenefactor$500.00 USDLifetime Member$5,000.00 USDBuddy$25.00 USD No related

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Tickets Now Available for the Christmas Home Tour!

December 7th & 8th, 2013 Purchase Tickets Today: Advance Online Tickets $15 *Tickets are $20 after December 5th and can be purchased at the Marshall County Historical Museum at 220 East College Avenue. Call 662-252-3669  or go to for group rates

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Come to The Wrecking Ball- Sept. 21, 2013

If you got time for one more dance…. meet me at the Wrecking Ball!! An Event to Preserve Chalmers Institute, Mississippi’s Oldest Chartered University September 21st, 2013    6 pm – 10 pm The grounds of Chalmers will come alive

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See Faulkner’s Inspiration in the Behind the Big House Tour- April 12th- 14th

Are you a Faulkner fan? Come by and see the property that sparked many of his writings in the Behind the Big House Tour, April 12th-14th. McCarroll Place once held the infamous “Ludie’s Window” (now safely displayed at the Marshall

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Behind the Big House Tour Schedule Announced!

Join us April 12th- 14th! Schedule: Hugh Craft House is the starting point for the Behind the Big House Tour and is open daily from 9:30 am–4 pm *All quarters highlighted in RED will be available to tour during the

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Join us for the Behind the Big House Tour!

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Tips for Weatherizing While Preserving Your Historic Property

With the majority of homeowners making their homes in existing construction and many of us having the honor of living in a historic home it’s vital to develop an active property maintenance plan. And now with the heat of summer

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