Saturday, OCTOBER 12, 2013 - 9:00 - 5:00
Summit FallFest wiil be held in Downtown Summit on Robb Street and along the railroad tracks by the Depot. Watch for details...
NEW MEETING DATES
Quarterly meetings have been moved to the third Tuesday of the month -- meetings are in the Depot at 5:15.
Tuesday, AUGUST 13, 2013 - 5:15 p.m.
August Meeting featured Mac Gordon, author of HOMETOWN: A Remembrance. Also began ticket distribution for this year's Shrimp Boil.
2012 DEPOT ART SHOW
The fifth annual Depot Art Show was held April 13-14, 2012 in the Depot and along the RR tracks in Summit. 

Depot Shrimp Boil, September 15, 2013
Click here for more info on the Summit Historical Society second annual Depot Bayou Shrimp Boil. Almost 2,000 pounds of succulent Louisiana Gulf shrimp were cooked onsite at the Depot along with corn on the cob, new potatoes and sausage to complete a real Cajun taste treat. Tickets sold out early and people were scrambling to buy at the last so don't miss it!
SUMMIT: The First 150 Years: The first edition sold out and we ordered a new supply which we now have available for purchase. This is the popular comprehensive history of Summit. Click on the link to print an order form.
Woodlawn Cemetery Book: Later this year the Summit Historical Society will publish a book listing all of the graves in Summit's Woodlawn Cemetery. This book will be indexed to assist researchers in locating information. Watch for details.
Historic Preservation Commission: Meetings of the Summit Historic Preservation Commission are held at Summit City Hall, quarterly at 5:00 p.m. on the first Monday of January, April, July, and October; they are open to the public.
Summit Town Officials: For those of you who live inside the Summit city limits, there are four members elected to Town Council:Joe Lewis, Lester Swanigan, Jake Gazzo and Lester Jones. Get to know your Councilmembers and Mayor Percy Robinson!
Model Train Extravaganza
Christmas 2011 ushered in a new era for the Depot -- the trains once again stopped for passengers in Summit. More than 900 visitors made their way through the Depot for a special Holiday treat -- vintage model train exhibits were on display from Thanksgiving until the week before Christmas.
The 2012 Depot Art Show was held Saturday and Sunday, April 13 and 14,  in the newly renovated Liberty-White Depot Museum and on the streets outside the Depot. Forty artists showing more than 150 original works participated in last year's event. Click here for a virtual art show.
April 30, 2011, a large crowd gathered for the ribbon-cutting for the Liberty-White Depot Museum. Shown doing the honors, in the center of the picture, are Sue White, widow of John H. "Bubba" White, who gave the depot to the Summit Historical Society, and Pat Regan, featured artist for the 2011 Depot Art Show. Also shown is Mingo Tingle, Chief Architectural Historian from the Mississippi Department of Archives & History (MDAH). Tingle was the grant Coordinator for MDAH, which provided a large portion of the funding utilized to rehabilitate the Depot. Others shown in the photo include Society Board members and key volunteers who contributed on the project.

 
 
 
 
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