Thursday, April 13, 2017

Remembering Mary Holmes College

WCBI-TV of Columbus, MS posted an interesting short video by reporter Victoria Bailey with reflections on the history and important role of the former Mary Holmes College.  The institution was founded as Mary Holmes Seminary in Jackson, MS in 1892 and was affiliated with the Presbyterian Church.  After a fire in 1892, the institution moved to West Point, MS where it served the community until it closed in 2005.

For those who are interested, the College History Garden offers a couple of earlier posts on Mary Holmes College: