Crosby Flood Relief Donation Challenge
The heavy rainfall in early August caused flood damage to many residences in and near the town of Crosby. FEMA relief has not been forthcoming and residents are dealing with the damage themselves. To provide a slight bit of help to our Crosby neighbors, the Executive Committee has issued a challenge to all society members and to the Facebook group members to donate at least $5.00 to the “Crosby Cause.”
This challenge will remain open through the December Open House and the society will make a presentation of the funds prior to the Christmas holidays. We have contacts with Operation Restore Crosby that will assist us in getting the funds into the proper hands. A link will be provided on the Facebook page to a PayPal account where donations can be made. Checks can be sent to the ACHGS at PO Box 2, Liberty, MS 39645 with “Crosby Fund” noted in the memo space on the check. The preference is to use the PayPal link. Our goal is to raise at least $6500. Updates will be posted on the FB page and in the newsletter.
HELP OUR CROSBY NEIGHBORS
DONATE AT LEAST $5 TODAY!
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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 Battle of Liberty commemoration is now past but you can still visit the special Battle of Liberty web site here.
While you’re there, check out the blog articles and the society “store”.
The supply of the two-volume WPA book on Amite County is almost exhausted.
Please write to ACHGS, PO Box 2, Liberty, MS 39645 to inquire about purchases and availability before attempting to order. Facebook users may post an inquiry on the ACHGS group Facebook page
View the flyer advertising the Little Red School House Museum here. Note that this is an old image of the flyer and only the telephone numbers for Mrs. Vera Prestridge should be considered current. Others listed on the contact list should not be contacted.
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
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