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Ingomar Mound Event is Saturday October 12, 2019

October 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

The annual Ingomar Mound Event is set this Saturday, October 12, 2019, from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. , weather permitting. Ingomar Mound site is located south of New Albany off Highway 15, west on CR 96 for two miles. The outdoor event allows visitors a chance to tour the mounds, participate in hands- on activities and to [More]

Heritage Pioneer Days 2019 draws over 1000 to museum

October 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

Over 1,000 people from Union and other Mississippi and Tennessee counties enjoyed Heritage Pioneer Days 2019 during the weekend at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. Events planned over three days, Thursday – Saturday, Oct. 3 – 5, drew children and adults to practice hands-on skills from [More]

Faulkner Literary Competition 2019 award winners

September 30, 2019 // 0 Comments

Writers from eight states and one foreign country were honored Thursday, Sept, 26, at the 23rd annual Faulkner Literary Luncheon in New Albany. Joseph Crespino, Jimmy Carter Professor of History at Emory University in Atlanta, spoke about his book, “Atticus Finch.” The Faulkner Literary Awards were first [More]

Heritage Pioneer Days 2019: hands-on fun, learning

September 29, 2019 // 0 Comments

Heritage Pioneer Days 2019 are set for Oct. 3, 4, & 5 at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. This event is an opportunity for visitors to experience history in hands-on ways such as grinding corn, doll making, churning butter, cross cut sawing and much more. It was hard work, but someone really had to [More]

Hundreds attend Evening of Blues in Faulkner Garden

September 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

About 200 people attended the Evening of Blues in the Faulkner Garden Thursday evening, Sept. 26, at the Union County Heritage Museum. The New Albany Garden Club sponsored the fund-raising event for the museum. Tallahatchie Gourmet catered the event. The General Musicians Club provided live music, as people visited in [More]

“Robert Johnson at the Crossroads” Sept. 19 Museum Moments

September 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

September Museum Moments at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany will feature slide guitarist Wendy Garrison offering “Robert Johnson at the Crossroads” at noon on September 19. She will be joined by storyteller Rebecca Jernigan to retell the famous legend of the great Mississippi bluesman who sells his [More]

Journey into Clay is museum’s upcoming “Vitality Arts” offering

September 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

Journey into Clay is the topic of a series of pottery classes offered by the Union County Heritage Museum and Aroha Seeding Vitality Arts for the age 55 and above. Class purpose and requirements The museum offers eight classes, beginning September 27, 2019, and continuing through October 21, 2019. The teacher, artist [More]

Hot August Night was actually pretty cool

September 5, 2019 // 1 Comment

The Union County Heritage Museum’s first Hot August Night event drew a good crowd to enjoy a perfect summer night. With temperatures in the low 80s and practically no humidity, it was a rare pleasure in summertime Mississippi. The Blues Doctors entertain the Hot August Night crowd, with CLERANCE close behind [More]

Hot August Night event: a free evening of fun

August 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

Vintage cars, live music and more are part of the Hot August Nights event on Friday, August 30, 6:30 – 9 p.m. at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. Car enthusiasts are invited to drive to the campus at the museum and park, enjoy the food and music. Cars need to arrive between 5:30 and 6. Classic Cars, [More]

“Cast of Blues” exhibit at museum will feed all the senses

July 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Sharon McConnell-Dickerson’s “Cast of Blues” life cast exhibit has taken her all over the world: Cognac, France; Chicago, Illinois; Kansas City, Missouri; Albuquerque, New Mexico, and now the Mississippi artist is adding New Albany, Mississippi to her list. The engaging exhibit will feature 40 of her life casts [More]
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