Looking East - 2016
Gulf Manor Court - 1950's
Castaneras Drug Store
July meeting: In an attempt to lessen your fears about going to a group gathering, let me remind you that there are usually only about twenty to thirty members at our meetings, and some prior guest speakers have told me on occasion that they are impressed with that number and have spoken to much smaller groups. However, it’s a very small crowd in comparison to church or other events and we don’t have to be in close proximity to each other’s faces. I say all of this because I know we’re tired of being cooped up in our homes and it’s nice to have the enjoyment of seeing friends. We should all consider putting the masks on again.
The purpose of the Long Beach, Mississippi Historical Society shall be to bring together those people interested in the history of the City of Long Beach and to coordinate their efforts in preserving and recording the history for future generations.
The Long Beach Historical Society shall seek to discover, collect, and publish material which may help to establish or illustrate the history of the City of Long Beach and the surrounding area. The Long Beach Historical Society shall provide for the preservation of such materials and for their accessibility, as far as may be feasible, to all who wish to examine or study them, and to cooperate officials to ensure the preservation and accessibility for the records and archives of the City.
Since genealogical records also are a part of the history of the people of the City, the Long Beach Historical Society shall encourage the preservation of all such records, and shall assist in making such records available through local libraries and organizations.
The Long Beach Historical Society shall cooperate with the Mississippi Historical Society and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History to collect and preserve materials of statewide significance so that these materials can be made available for research and study.
The print is of the W.J. Quarles house, built in the early 1890’s and is the oldest house in Long Beach, transitioning from the current state of the home to the restored. If you pre-order now, you will receive the low numbered prints. They are 8 x 10 centered in an 11 x 14 black or white mat. Fifteen Dollars of every print sold will be reinvested back into this beautiful home. Only 100 will be produced so get yours while available. Design by Jaimie Bolden of Landmarks Restored.