Content Tagged 'history'

Stone Co. Dedicates Community Art Quilt
Stone County High School students and community leaders came together to create the quilt that depicts the history of Stone County. Video Video
Local Students Receive History Lesson from Veterans
As time progresses, our nation's past war stories become a smaller focus, but Thursday, Gulfport High School students got a firsthand history lesson from the veterans in the community. Video Video
Exhibit at Ohr O'Keefe Focues on Vintage Toys of the Past
A new exhibit at the Ohr O'Keefe Museum of Art arrives just in time for Christmas to remind kids of the Golden Age of toys. Video Video
Biloxi Visitors Center is Booming w/ More Visitors Than Ever
When you walk through the doors of the Biloxi Visitors Center, you can't help but get a feel for what the city is all about. Video Video
Civil Rights Activists Reflect on the Past w/ History Talk
It’s been 50 years since civil rights activists descended on Mississippi for Freedom Summer. Video Video
Veterans Tour WWII Museum in New Orleans
People across the nation will honor our veterans next Tuesday on Veterans Day, but some south Mississippi veterans got a head start on the holiday observance. Video Video
Long Beach Holds Cemetery Tours for Halloween
Thursday night, Long Beach brought back its cemetery tours to give a little history lesson. Video Video
Biloxi Holds Cemetery Tours for Halloween
Biloxi is holding cemetery tours for Halloween to give residents some scary fun and a history lesson. Video Video
Battle of Bay St. Louis Discussed by Historical Society
Many people don't realize that the Gulf Coast was the site of a famous naval battle nearly 200 years ago. Video Video
Old Gulfport High Gets Historic Recognition
The old Gulfport High School building is finally getting the recognition it deserves. Video Video
WWII Veterans Weigh In on Current World Issues
World War II veterans, or as some may call them, "the greatest generation in American history," are slowly diminishing. Video Video
Mississippi Shines at Governors' Conference
Mississippi has often struggled with a misconceived image across America. Video Video
Officials Visit Ocean Springs for Destination Downtown
Representatives from 100 main streets around the country are in Ocean Springs this week for Destination Downtown. Video Video
Young School Kids Learn About 9/11 Attacks
Americans will never forget what happened on this day 13 years ago and how the 9/11 attacks affected everyone in our country, but what about those who were not born yet when the towers fell? Video Video
Biloxi Bay Chamber Holds Morning Call Program at Keesler
Speakers from the base and Keesler Federal Credit Union shared the history of Keesler and its impact on the Gulf Coast. Video Video
Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum Holds Grand Opening
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina destroyed the Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, it has finally been remade. Video Video
Biloxi Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum Prepares to Reopen
The Biloxi Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum will open the first day of August, nine years after it was washed away by Hurricane Katrina. Video Video
Martime & Seafood Industry Museum Set to Reopen Aug. 1st
An important Biloxi landmark that was destroyed during Hurricane Katrina will be making a comeback soon. Video Video
1699 Historical Society Reenacts Discovery of D'Iberville
The 1699 Historical Society kicked off their Weekend of Discovery Friday night. Video Video
North Gulfport Students Show Off Holocaust Project
Students at North Gulfport showed off a big English project Thursday. Eighth grade students created a Holocaust mural as part of their WWII unit. Video Video
Coast Episcopal School Has Unique Way of Teaching History
The Coast Episcopal School found a creative way to teach 5th and 6th grade students about history. Video Video
Gulf Coast Celebrates its Rich History
The Mississippi Gulf Coast has a long and rich history, some of which will be on display. Video Video
Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum Rebuilding
Before casinos came to the Gulf Coast, the seafood industry was once the center of culture. Preserving that culture is the goal of a local museum set to reopen this year, and city officials are hoping the museum will bring new life to Biloxi's Point Cadet. Video Video
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