Calendar of Events


(All events, programs are held at Pascagoula Public Library meeting room at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted.)



            Sept. 25, The Brides of Baleen

The Brides of Baleen, The Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society is hosting for members and the public a free special local history program on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the Pascagoula Public Meeting Room at 6 p.m. Author and Gulfport native Randall Ladnier will share the story of The Brides of La Baleine ~ eighty-eight young women who left France in 1720 to become brides at Biloxi and mothers to many families in Mississippi, Louisiana, Illinois and Alabama. The event will also feature a book signing of his " Brides of La Baleen." Ladnier has been working on the history and genealogy of Gulf Coast families for more than 30 years, including libraries in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and France. 

            Oct. 20,  6th Annual Historic Griffin Cemetery Tours, 9, 10, 11 a.m. and 1 and possibly 2 p.m.

            Oct. 25, Krebs Cemetery Tour, chairs are Dan and Michele Lee


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