Home » NEWS » Energy » Entergy Mississippi gives $1M to two Jackson museums

Entergy Mississippi gives $1M to two Jackson museums

entergyA Mississippi-based utility has presented a hefty check to organizers of two museums earmarked for downtown Jackson.

Entergy Mississippi Inc. has presented a $1-million gift to the 2 Mississippi Museums project currently under construction in Jackson, which includes the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

Haley Fisackerly, Entergy Mississippi president and CEO, said, “The museums will be the ultimate tourism destination for visitors interested in the many facets of the Mississippi story. The museums will also be an educational gem for children, will create jobs for Mississippians and will have a tremendous economic impact on the Jackson area and across the state.”

The museums will open in 2017 in celebration of Mississippi’s statehood bicentennial. They will be located on the campus of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History campus in downtown Jackson.


… we’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast. Unlike many, we do not use a pay wall, because we want to continue providing Mississippi’s most comprehensive business news each and every day. But that takes time, money and hard work. We do it because it is important to us … and equally important to you, if you value the flow of trustworthy news and information which have always kept America strong and free for more than 200 years.

If those who read our content will help fund it, we can continue to bring you the very best in news and information. Please consider joining us as a valued member, or if you prefer, make a one-time contribution.

Click for more info

About Wally Northway

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *