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The Hattiesburg Area Historical Society Museum features materials that were donated by friends and member. The Museum?s collection includes high school annuals and composite pictures, city directories, uniforms, old photographs, household goods, furnishings, information on homes, buildings, and industries.

The organization was established in 1970 to lead the preservation of local history and heritage. In 1971, the society was incorporated and it became the first historical society in the area. It is also the second society that was formed in Mississippi. Currently, it has members in 30 states and several other countries and membership is open to everyone.

The small museum is maintained in the Hattiesburg Cultural Center, which is the former public library building. The museum is open on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at 2p.m. to 5p.m. and on Wednesdays from 10.am. to 12p.m.
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