WASHINGTON – Timed to what would have been Emmett Till’s 82nd birthday, President Joe Biden signed a proclamation to designate the Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley National Monument, a multi-state national monument which includes the Tallahatchie County courthouse in Sumner, Mississippi; Graball Landing on the banks of the Tallahatchie River in Mississippi; and Roberts Temple […]
Established in 2006, SESAH’s annual Best of the South (BOTS): Preserving Southern Architecture Award honors a project that preserves or restores an historic building, or complex of buildings, in an outstanding manner and demonstrates excellence in research, technique, and documentation. This year, the committee received nine exemplary submissions from across the region. The 2015 winner […]
March 21st, 2015 a great event to re-open the Tallahatchie Courtroom was held. The Thacker Mountain Radio program was broadcast live from the Courtroom with the featured guest Author Alysia Burton Steele and Music by Dorothy Moore and The Tutwiler Community Center Student Blues Band.