Beauvoir

Inaugural Coastfest took place this weekend

The inaugural Coastfest kicked off Saturday at the historical Beauvoir. The sun was shining, but the large oak trees and the beach breeze were keeping all of the Coastfest attendees cool. The main thing you would see while walking the…

Inaugural Coastfest

Tomorrow, the first ever Coastfest will take place at Beauvoir in Biloxi. Coastfest is a family-friendly event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will be going on underneath the oak trees with the Gulf Coast breeze in Beauvoir’s lawn.…

Beauvoir selects new executive director

Beauvoir announced today a new executive director has been chosen by the board. Stephen McKinney, a graduate of Auburn University, will take over the reigns as the newest executive director. McKinney comes to Beauvoir with more than a decades’ worth…

Confederate Memorial Day

Today, Mississippians across the state are celebrating Confederate Memorial Day as they honor the estimated 258,000 Confederate soldiers and sailors who died fighting against the Union. The holiday is observed in several southern states since the end of the American…

Stories on Stone: Beauvoir Memorial Cemetery

Jane Sullivan is an author who thrives off of curiosity. One day eight years ago, she sought interest in the Confederate veterans and widows buried at the Beauvoir Memorial Cemetery. With extensive research, Sullivan calls her new book a mini…

Easter Egg Hunt at Beauvoir

Children gathered at the Beauvoir on Saturday on the lookout for some Easter eggs. Kids were able to meet and take pictures with the Easter Bunny. Face paintings, prizes, and other festivities took place at this event. When it came…

2018 Gulf Coast BBQ and Bluegrass Fest

News 25's Hank Davis interviews Andrea Little about the 2018 Gulf Coast BBQ and Bluegrass Fest at the Beauvoir on March 10th - 11th. Now accepting Artisit, Venders, enterainment, BBQ Competitor, craft, and Food Applications accepted till March 3rd. www.facebook.com/gcbbqbluegrass

Christmastime at Beauvoir

Beauvoir kicked off the holiday season tonight in Biloxi with all of the Christmas family fun. Christmastime at Beauvoir started off with the jolly man himself listening to the nice kids of South Mississippi ask for their gifts. Kids could…

Christmas at Beauvoir

The Beauvoir is one of the Coast’s favorite historical museums and on Christmas admission was free. The staff at Beauvoir tells News 25 it was their Christmas gift to the public. Visitors were able to stroll the grounds, enjoy the…

31st annual Fall Muster

This weekend in Biloxi, Beauvoir will step back in time for their 31st annual Fall Muster, giving visitors a look into the experiences of Civil War soldiers and local students are getting the first look this afternoon. During the annual…

Vendors set up for first ever Trader’s Village

If you enjoy history, homemade art, and family fun you may want to come out to Beauvoir this weekend. Vendors and tradesmen were setting up in Biloxi today for Beauvoir’s first annual trader’s village. The three day festival will have…

Beauvoir wants Confederate monuments

Beauvoir has expressed an intent to take any Confederate statue(s) that any city or jurisdiction has decided to take down. We believe the Beauvoir campus is the most appropriate, contextual location for these monuments. We ask the cooperation of any…

Beauvoir on Confederate monuments

With all the recent controversy surrounding Confederate monuments around the U.S., Beauvoir says they are sticking to a statement made by Executive Director Dr. Tom Payne in June. The statement says in part: “The attack on monuments related to the…

Cemetery Tales at Beauvoir

Take a stroll through Beauvoir’s confederate cemetery and you’ll see a few people buried there telling their stories. Beauvoir is offering one more day of cemetery tales to the public to learn about our nation’s past in a unique way.…

Beauvoir suffers storm damage

Members of the Beauvoir in Biloxi are asking for the public’s help after a tornado ravaged through the property on Wednesday. According to Beauvoir officials, 16 large oak trees are down, the fence needs mending, and the front gate was…

Damage at Beauvoir

Another chapter in history at Beauvoir this morning as Tropical Storm Cindy churned in the Gulf, spawning a waterspout that actually moved onshore. In its path was the historic home of Jefferson Davis, former president of the Confederacy. Meteorologist Payton…

Cindy pummels the Coast

Reports are coming in across the Coast this morning as Cindy makes its way closer to landfall. This morning in Ocean Springs, a viewer took this video. You can see a large waterspout in the Gulf, moving through the Davis…

Beauvoir still wants Confederate monuments

Historical changes in New Orleans and now Virginia with the removal of Confederate monuments. Officials at Beauvoir say they’re still ready with open arms to give the monuments a new home. Masked crews used a massive crane and trucks to…

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Ceremony at Beauvoir

The tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the ceremony that surrounds it in Washington D.C. is one of the more humbling sights anyone can take in. This weekend, a similar ceremony will be coming to the Coast. Beauvoir is set…

Beauvoir hires new Executive Director

Beauvoir welcomes in the new year with a new executive director. The Beauvoir board of directors has unanimously voted to hire Dr. Thomas Payne of Biloxi to be the next executive director. Payne replaces former executive director Greg Stewart. Payne…

Christmas at Beauvoir

Christmas is one of the world’s most historic traditions, so why not spend some of this holiday season somewhere rich in Southern history?

Walking off Thanksgiving at Beauvoir

4,500 calories: that’s how much the average American consumes at a Thanksgiving get together, according to the Calorie Control Council. Beauvoir in Biloxi is making a way for you to trim off some of that holiday meal by hosting “Walking…

30th Annual Fall Muster

News 25's Bryan Kennedy interviews Kitsaa Stevens about the 30th Annual Fall Muster happening at the Beauvoir October 14th - 16th from 9 am - 5 pm.