Friends of Merrehope Open House & Annual Meeting
Merrehope Open House and Annual Meeting. The event will be held Sunday, August 27th, at Merrehope—located at 905 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. in Meridian. The Annual Meeting will be at 2 PM, followed by the Open House. Foundation president Kim Waters, is excited to report on the many activities held throughout the past year and the progress made in restoration efforts. The report will cover: The Raise the Roof Capital Campaign and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Roof Replacement Grant and Project.
Along with tours, special events of many kinds, photography sessions, a variety of holiday exhibits, and the enhancement of The Eugenia Gift Shop, it has been a busy year for Meridian’s Neoclassical Revival Mansion—Merrehope, circa 1859. Waters noted that the Meridian Restorations Foundation truly appreciates how the entire community has come together in support of Merrehope’s activities and programs. She said, “Everyone is invited to this Open House. We are so excited to share a little about this past year at Merrehope and the exciting plans for her future. We are so thankful for the many volunteers and donors who have stepped up to keep the doors open to this Meridian treasure.”