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“Crossroads,” Change in Rural America, is on display in Mt Olive, Mississippi at the Fire Station meeting room until December 12, 2020. The event is free and open Monday – Saturday from 10-4. The exhibition is a part of the Smithsonian Institution and hosted by the Jane Blain Brewer Memorial Library.
Only 6 areas were chosen in Mississippi to house the exhibit—and Mt Olive was one of the 6!
Patrice and I visited “Crossroads.” The exhibit needs to be on your to do list within the next week. “Crossroads” deals with changes in rural America. I feel all ages will enjoy and learn something from the visit!
Everyone views the exhibit at their own pace. I was amazed at the history displayed in the area. There are six panels for viewing: Panel 1: Introduction; Panel 2: What is rural; Panel 3: Land; Panel 4 Community; Panel 5: Persistence; and Panel 6: Managing Change.
A special area in the room is Mt Olive history! The items for sale would make a great Christmas gift if you have anyone with Mt Olive connections.
Our host, Paula Johnson and Sandra Boyd were fountains of knowledge!
Check out the video…and plan a trip to visit “Crossroads” Change in Rural America.
Pictured: Paula Johnson and Sandra Boyd
Mask are mandated.
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