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Old Asylum History Day Schedule

Asylum Hill Project will host Old Asylum History Days, a special event from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20, at the School of Health Related Professions on the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus in Jackson. Parking will be available next to the building.

The schedule will be the same for both days.

Events schedule

  • 10-10:50 a.m.
    "The Asylum Hill Project: Facts, Fiction, and the Future"
    Dr. Ralph Didlake, UMMC
  • 11-11:50 a.m.
    "The Old Asylum: Rediscovering and Remembering its History"
    Dr. Amy Forbes, UMMC and Millsaps College
  • 1-1:50 p.m.
    "Preserving Family Treasures: Archival Best Practices"
    Misti Thornton, Rowland Medical Library Archivist, UMMC
  • 2-2:50 p.m.
    "Ethical Questions and the Asylum Hill Project"
    Dr. Patrick Hopkins
    UMMC and Millsaps College.