• Mamie Till-Mobley & Emmett Till
  • Tallahatchie Co. Courthouse | Sumner, MS
  • Tallahatchie Co. Courthouse | Sumner, MS
  • Tallahatchie Co. Courthouse | Sumner, MS
  • Tallahatchie Co. Courthouse | Sumner, MS
  • ETIC | Sumner, MS
  • ETIC | Sumner, MS

President Biden Designates the Emmett Till and Mamie Till Mobley National Monument

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 Church of God in Christ in Chicago, Illinois. This proclamation brings to reality an overdue national recognition of Emmett Till’s life and legacy, along with his mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, who courageously catalyzed the American civil rights movement.

  • Byhalia Old School Commons (Initial Rendering by Ben Johnson for Belinda Stewart Architects)

Mississippi Arts Commission Announces Grant Recipients

On November 7, the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) announced the recipients of this year’s Building Fund for the Arts (BFA) Grant. BFA Grant funding “supports the much-needed repair, renovation, expansion, or construction of Mississippi facilities that serve as sites for year-round arts programming in their communities.” In FY2023, the Mississippi Legislature approved $3M for the […]

Mantee Depot Restoration, Mississippi AIA Citation Award

We were delighted to see the Mantee Depot Restoration project honored with an AIA Mississippi Citation Award!!   This award is for Mayor Mary Frances Baker, who championed and cajoled and loved this project into reality!  Thank you Mayor Baker and all the citizens, and craftsman who took part in this worthwhile project.  We want to […]




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