NEWS

Upcoming Events

April 21st Clean Up Day May 12th Clean Up Day May 19th Movie Night:  We are planning a special movie in the model night! We will host a movie and bonfire out at the model with a large projector. The date will be coming soon. If you are interested in serving on this...

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Delta Magazine Feature

Delta Magazine Feature Germany's unexpected role keeping the Delta safe. Learn more about the captured POWs role providing labor to create a model of the river's watershed.  ...

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The Military Engineer Feature

The Military Engineer A Model for the Community A grassroots effort is underway to bring a legacy hydraulic engineering model built during World War II back to life as a teaching tool and a recreational asset for the community. Read more...

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Upcoming 2018 Events

Upcoming 2018 Events: February 3rd Clean Up Day February 17th Clean Up Day March 24th Clean Up Day March 2nd - 3rd Mississippi Historical Mississippi Historical Society Conference. Our president Sarah McEwen will be a part of the panel forum and talking about historic...

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First Clean-up Day of 2018 – Feb 3rd

Please join us February 3rd for our first 2018 Clean-Up Day! If you are interested in attending, please RSVP by contacting Sarah McEwen with Friends of Mississippi River Basin Model. Comment below or message us if you have any questions!

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Troop 88 Sign Installation

Troop 88 Sign Installation A special thanks again to Troop 88 for helping with our brand new sign as part of an eagle scout project. If you or someone you know is a scout and interested in learning more about service opportunities email us. Pictured below is Troop 88...

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January Board Meeting

January Board Meeting   The Friends of Mississippi River Basin Model Board met this past week to plan out the schedule for the year. See the members below.   Make sure to check out our News page soon for our 2018 events!      ...

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Mississippi Humanities Feature

Mississippi River Basin Model Built by prisoners of war, the largest small-scale model ever constructed Mostly obscured beneath briars, brambles and vegetative debris in a nearly forgotten public park in southwest Jackson, a remarkable manmade structure holds...

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Hattiesburg American Feature

Historic engineering site fading away in Jackson park C. Todd Sherman5:04 a.m. CT July 7, 2015 JACKSON – Beyond a rusty chain link fence of a Jackson park lies a piece of national history in ruin. Just a short walk through knee-high grass, a meandering 14-acre stretch...

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Only In Your State Feature

The World’s Largest Small-Scale Model Is Right Here In Mississippi And You’ll Want To Visit Even though Mississippi is home to a ton of unique and amazing sites, the last thing you’d expect to find in the Magnolia State is the “world’s largest” anything, but that’s...

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