FROM MDAH RELEASES — The Mississippi Department of Archives and History celebrated a $1 million contribution from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi with the first inside peek at the museums. Known for its support of Mississippi’s communities, arts, and culture, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi was one of the initial contributors to the 2 Mississippi Museums Project in 2013. The gift is funding the orientation theater, which will be housed in the Museum of Mississippi History, where visitors will begin their museum journey.
The announcement was made June 11 from the William F. Winter Archives and History Building overlooking the construction site of the 2 Mississippi Museums in downtown Jackson. Continue reading