Hattiesburg Area Historical Society...preserving local history and heritage since 1970

Gallery: Museum Displays

Did you know that our nickname, "The Hub City," was the result of a 1912 promotional contest sponsored by the Hattiesburg Commercial Club? R. R. Swittenberg received $5.00 in gold for his award-winning slogan which remains with us today.

Hub City sign at night
The "Hub Sign" Learn more  ►1:38
Hattiesburg Fire Department memorabilia
The early HFD Learn more  ►2:02
Hattiesburg High memorabilia
Hattiesburg High MemoriesLearn more  ►2:07
A manikin in a military uniform
Museum spotlighters Learn more  ►2:47

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Additional Collections: Hyland Museum Post cards Post office