Merci Train Car at the GM&O Depot, behind the Old Capitol and War Memorial Building in Jackson.

Mississippi author Eudora Welty receives the French Legion of Honor

Pulitizer prize winning author Eudora Welty received the Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur (Legion of Honor) from Gérard Blanchot, the Consul General of France at the time, in 1996. Welty