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"Without a past, there is no future."
The purpose and objectives of the Amite County Historical and Genealogical Society shall be to provide for the discovery, preservation, and dissemination of materials and knowledge, about the history of peoples, families, structures, objects, and items of interest, importance, and value, in relation to Amite County, Mississippi, and its vicinity.
The two-volume WPA book on Amite County is available for sale to any interested party
See photos of the new books here.
NOTE: Due to postage rate increases, it is now necessary to collect an additional $2.00 for these increases. The S/H cost per set of books is now $10.00
View the flyer advertising the Little Red School House Museum here.
A second series of five postcards are now available, this time in color
Find out how to buy the picture post cards featuring Amite County historical images here
Are you a first time visitor to this site?
If so, you may wish to download the following True Type font so that text in this font will display properly. This is not a standard Windows font.
To download, right click on the font name below that is shown as a link, select "save target as" from the dropdown menu. When the file selection pop-up box appears, browse to your Windows folder then to the Fonts folder therein. Open that folder and click the "save" button (the file name for the font should already appear).
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The purpose of this web site is to publicize the ACHGS and provide news on current events in the county with genealogical or historical aspects. This web site is not intended to duplicate or otherwise conflict with any sites that specialize in genealogical or historical information about Amite County or Southwest Mississippi. The accuracy and completeness of any essays on historical events or records of genealogy published here are the responsibility of the author that contributed the information for publication in this medium. Source references will be given for any materials extracted by the ACHGS from copyrighted publications and incorporated on this web site.
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