Happy 20th anniversary at Anchuca to Tom Pharr! The difference is in the details and you are a difference maker. You could live anywhere and design beautiful homes and work spaces, but we are glad that you chose this corner of the world. You see beauty behind what has been covered up and potential where there is a blank canvas. You are a great storyteller, sharing the history of our community in a way that draws people in and sends them out with a different view. You continually encourage others to join in the cause of historic preservation. In this one neighborhood, you have turned a garden into a gathering spot (with delicious food)! You have saved homes and reimagined them, including Springfield house. You have added five new homes that fit seamlessly into the fabric of the neighborhood, adding value to everyone else as well. You have donated your amazing talent for design to other areas of the city and given advice to many. Wish we had a photo of you working at Anchuca as a teenager to celebrate this milestone in your full circle story. We salute you and your tireless commitment!
The following article and photos appeared in The Vicksburg Post on July 18, 2021.
Scenes from Lifetime movie filmed at Anchuca
An upcoming Lifetime movie titled “My Stolen Life” recently wrapped up filming in Vicksburg, including several scenes at Anchuca. While we are known for our warm, Southern hospitality, Mother Nature is not. They endured heat near 100 degrees (and humidity that was over the top)! However, it was fun to welcome them to our beautiful city and see the details of the project come together.
After two weeks of filming at various locations around Vicksburg, about 30 cast and crew members from all over the country (and even Australia) celebrated with a poolside “Wrap Party” and cookout at Anchuca, including a bit of a “cool” front and lower humidity.
Stay tuned for more information about the movie that is expected to release in November or December.