I am Tom Freeland, a lawyer in Oxford, Mississippi. The picture in the header is my law office. I'm on Twitter as NMissC

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Dr. Arnold Smith, Historic Preservationist (more from the Greenwood murder-for-hire case)

Dr. Arnold Smith, already known for dabbling in Delta politics, a personal approach to oncology, exceedingly peculiar insurance claims, collecting used bricks, and for being charged in an outlandish scheme to hire a hit on Greenwood attorney Lee Abraham, has written a letter to the editor of the Greenwood Commonwealth.  In what the paper […]

Miss. Historic Preservation blog has a poll about Oxford-Holly Springs area buildings

The Mississippi Historic Preservation website is doing a poll to vote on “101 Mississippi Places to See Before You Die,” with the focus being architectural and historic importance.  They’ve already voted in several areas; for the next two weeks, they are doing the vote for the Oxford/Holly Springs/Senatobia/Sardis area.

Among the places up for […]

If this can happen, what is a historic preservation committee about?

The wooden board above, and below, represents a soon-to-be ramp where ironwork used to be.

I take in complete earnestness accessibility issues. At the same time, I am completely serious about historic preservation. I know these two goals can collide at times and something has got to give.

But it would seem to […]

Saturday Morning Various

1st Paragraph updated

Doing a post about the National Film Registry, I went to link one of my posts from last year about last years list, and discovered that www.folo.us was is apparently off the internet.  It’s back now, but if this happens again, fFor those trying to find things there, for now you […]