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Pascagoula, Mississippi

 
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Monday, Jan. 28, 6 p.m.

"Battle for the Southern Frontier"

by author Clay Williams

Book signing, program event

Public is welcome

Refreshments served.

 

February 28, 2014

Second annual Faulkner

Literary Festival

 

Friday, April 17, 2015

Sixth Fęte La Pointe

7-11 p.m.

Hilton Garden Inn

Pascagoula

 

 


 

 

Program Meetings:

 

Fourth Tuesdays, 6 p.m.

Pascagoula Public Library

Meeting Room

(For January is fourth Monday,

Jan. 28, 6 p.m.)

 

 

 

Monday, Jan. 28, 6 p.m.

Inaugural Program for 2015,

Book Signing, talk,

public is invited.

Clay Williams

 

Clay Williams, author of “Battle for the Southern Frontier,” will provide an overview of the War of 1812 in the Gulf South and Creek War. He will discuss the origins of the conflict, personalities involved, and historical sites as well as their impact in the region.

The program has been prepared by the Jackson County Historical & Genealogical Society and co-sponsored by the Pascagoula Public Library Genealogy & Local History Department and Friends of the Pascagoula Public Library.

For more information, call 769-3078.

 

 


Our 2013-15 Officers

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PUBLICATIONS FOR SALE

 

A CD is now available with all 29 years of the journals of the Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society. And that is not all. The CD contains a master index for all the journals. Cost is $20. Add $3 for mailing or pick up a copy at the Genealogy and Local History Department at Pascagoula Public Library.

 

Also on CD are the files the library holds on the Baudreau, Cumbest and Krebs lines, Indian school records. Cost is $10 each, plus $3 for mailing, or pick up a copy at the Genealogy and Local History Department at Pascagoula Public Library.

 

The out-of-print 1986 EDITION OF THE "History of Jackson County, Mississippi" is on CD for $20 plus $2 mailing or pick up a copy at the Genealogy and Local History Department at Pascagoula Public Library.

 

Mailing address is: JCHGS, P.O. Box 984, Pascagoula, Ms 39568.

 

NOW IN PAPERBACK - A few copies remain --- "A Tale of Two (Mississippi) Cities," the long-awaited history of Pascagoula and Moss Point, by Chris E. Wiggins. This is a fast-paced historical odyssey of not only the good but also the peculiar, and not just the twin cities Pascagoula and Moss Point, but also Gautier and their forgotten neighbor Americus. This is a must have for any collector of local history. To order, send $20 plus $4 mailing to: Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 984, Pascagoula, MS 39568, or purchase at Pascagoula Public Library Local Genealogy and History Department for $20.

To join the Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society, $25 for individual or couple, and $5 for students. Checks may be dropped off at the library with Sherry or Renee or mailed to JCHGS, P.O. Box 984, Pascagoula, MS 39568. Income from dues is used for operating expenses for the Society and in support of our mission of historic preservation and genealogy and local history research. Members receive a free journal for each year in which they are up-to-date as a paid active member. We appreciate those who support us in such a meaningful way.


          

 

Welcome to our website home!

 

History is being reborn in our community with the programs and projects of the Jackson County Historical and Genealogy Society. Attendance at our monthly meetings continues to grow, nurtured by a diversity of entertaining and educational programs.  

We have enjoyed each other’s fellowship as we learn about our local history and identify ways to protect the heritage of our past. We are a publishing society with an annual journal (free to members), and in 2009 we published a Cemetery Book that celebrates the lives of 45,000 citizens in a format valuable to genealogists and historians. 

We usually meet the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the meeting room at Pascagoula Public Library. Meetings last about an hour and we regularly have refreshments and a free door prize drawing. Meetings and membership are open to the public. We serve all of Jackson County's communities and municipalities.

 

Our Photo Galleries

 

Krebs Cemetery Tour 2013

Phantom Barber Program

with Sandra Moncrief

April 2012

Third Annual Fęte La Pointe

Second Annual Fęte La Pointe

Greenwood Island Expedition

First Fęte La Pointe

Jay Higginbotham Event

Reinterment of Mexican War Veterans

 

 

 

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