Monthly archives: May, 2014

Summer Hours 2014 — Saturday Hours added

In addition to Lakeport’s regular weekday tours, Lakeport will add Saturday hours (11 am – 3 pm) from May 24 until July 26.

Summer Hours 2014
May 24 – July 26
Mon-Friday Tours at 10 am & 2 pm 
Saturdays Open to visitors 11 am – 3 pm
Closed Sundays

Closed Memorial Day, Monday, May 26
Closed Independence Day, Friday July 4

Lakeport Legacies — Clinton Bagley — Truths & Reinterpreting the Past

Lakeport Legacies:

Truths & Reinterpreting the Past: Examples from the Lower Mississippi Valley

presented by
Clinton Bagley, Mississippi Department of Archives & History

Thursday, May 29, 2014 

Refreshments & Conversation @ 5:30 pm

 Program @ 6:00 pm

 Using Mount Holly, Washington County, MS (left) and Stanton Hall, Natchez, MS (right) as examples, historian Clinton Bagley will explore the architecture and history of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Images courtesy of Historic American Buildings Survey, Library of Congress; and Historic Resource Inventory Database, MDAH.
Historian and Greenville native, Clinton Bagley, will explore the architecture and history of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Using Mount Holly on Lake Washington and Stanton Hall in Natchez as his primary examples, Bagley will slay popular myths and show how historic records, genealogy and oral histories can bring a historic house to life. 

Please RSVP to this Free Event
Lakeport Legacies (LL) meets in the Dining Room of the Lakeport Plantation house. LL, held on one of the last Thursdays of the month at the Lakeport Plantation, features a history topic from the Delta. For more information, call 870.265.6031.