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

Gallery: Museum Displays

Did you know that Hattiesburg had street cars in the early 1900's? The Hattiesburg Traction Company ran 12 motorized trolley cars over 12 miles of track to different points in the Hub City. The track was of standard gauge and used a 550 volt d.c. power source (MissPress, 2011)

Baby cradle
Walnut baby cradle
circa 1900
Quilt- 3
Handmade quilt on a mahogany settee
Desks
Chautauqua Art Desk
and a child's desk
circa 1923
Office equipment
Typesetter and check writing machine & a HHS card catalog
circa 1923

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Additional Collections: Hyland Museum Post cards Post office