Hattiesburg Recognizes Historic Preservation Week

Hattiesburg Recognizes Historic Preservation Week

Hattiesburg, Mississippi — From May 20 to May 24, 2024, the City of Hattiesburg will recognize Historic Preservation Week. This week will feature daily events to honor and preserve the city’s rich historical heritage.

Historic Preservation Week is an annual event that underscores the importance of protecting and maintaining historical sites. This year’s celebration will include activities designed to engage the community and raise awareness about Hattiesburg’s historical significance. All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, May 20
Walking tour of pioneer physicians’ homes
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
416 Bay Street

Tuesday, May 21
Panel discussion on African American historic resources
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Community Room at the Train Depot – 308 Newman Street

Wednesday, May 22
Discussion about the latest success stories in the North Main Neighborhood
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center – 220 W. Front Street

Thursday, May 23
Historic Homeowner 101: a workshop on maintaining historic homes
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Hattiesburg Cultural Arts Center – 825 N. Main Street

Friday, May 24
Guided walk through the Parkhaven Neighborhood
4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Parkhaven Arch – S 22nd Avenue and Hardy Street

For more information on the events, call 601-544-1031.