2016 Overview

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Water Valley • Yalobusha Brewing Co.
in the restored Hendricks Machine Shop
9am-5pm | Preservation Conference

Be part of the creation of the Historic Preservation Toolkit that will teach building- huggers to navigate the path from love for a building, through financing, restoration and placing it into use. Guests of all stripes needed! Learn about historic tax credits, new markets tax credits, grant programs, financing options, how to evaluate the feasibility of a restoration effort, unifying a community to support a public project, enrolling elected officials and lessons learned from others who have been there.  Read more about Water Valley and why we chose it as our host spot.

6-9pm | Heritage Awards Celebration

Get inspired when you see the accomplishments of others and hear about the obstacles they overcame to get to the finish line. Hosted by Yalobusha Brewing Co. with music by Luke Fisher and the Wilburs. Ticket included with full registration. $50 per additional ticket.


Friday, June 3, 2016

9am-12pm | Oxford Tour

Board the bus with us at Hendricks Machine Shop for a tour of Rowan Oak, L.Q.C. Lamar House, and the Burns-Belfry Museum & Multicultural Center led by Robert Saarnio, Director of Museums at University of Mississippi.

12-1:30pm | Annual Membership Meeting

Crawdad Hole • Water Valley


Special Thanks to our Sponsors

2016 sponsor logos
MHT Pillars of Support:
Corinthian Order
– State of Mississippi • Mississippi Department of Archives and History • Mississippi Gulf Coast National Heritage Area • National Park Service-Lower Mississippi River Delta Initiative

Ionic Order – American Institute of Architects, Mississippi Chapter • Baptist Health Systems • Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area • Mississippi Main Street Association • Mississippi Arts Commission • Mississippi Humanities Council • National Trust for Historic Preservation

Doric Order – Lolly Barnes • Jennifer and Darrell Baughn • Ethel Truly • Yalobusha Brewing Co.

Tuscan Order – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi • Catholic Diocese of Jackson-Saint Therese and Saint Mary • Susan Higgs and Chad Miller • Planters Bank • Portico Jackson • James Rounsvall • Eugene Tullos