Content Tagged 'history'

Charnley-Norwood House to Open for Tours
Starting tomorrow, the historic Charnley-Norwood House will be open for tours every Friday. Video Video
Pascagoula Library Starting Digital Preservation Plan
One local library is safeguarding its files and history archives through digitization. Video Video
1960s Biloxi Beach Wade In Protestor Shares His Story
In the 1960’s, black men and women were not allowed on Biloxi Beach. In a non-violent effort to change that, protestors stood on the beach east and west of the light house, but they were attacked and beaten by groups of white men. Video Video
Black History Month: Summer Selby-Drew
In celebration of Black History Month, News 25 is interviewing African Americans who have had an impact on the Gulf Coast community. Video Video
Old Rural Community, Success, Gets Some Recognition
One of the oldest rural communities on the Gulf Coast received their own welcome sign Wednesday on Highway 67. Video Video
Gen. Robert E. Lee Remembered as Part of MS History
In 1972, the Mississippi legislature added another historical figure to Monday's holiday, U.S. General Robert E. Lee, who most people know as the leader of the Confederacy during the Civil War. Video Video
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
Long Beach Holds Cemetery Tours for Halloween
Thursday night, Long Beach brought back its cemetery tours to give a little history lesson. 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
Welcome to Success Sign Unveiled on Highway 67
Remembering an older community, Harrison County unveiled a Welcome to Success sign on Highway 67, commemorating the Success community just north of Biloxi. 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
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
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
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
Old Gulfport High Gets Historic Recognition
The old Gulfport High School building is finally getting the recognition it deserves. 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
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
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