Trent Lott in Pascagoula this week for Mississippi Maritime Museum’s membership meeting

PASCAGOULA, Mississippi — Pascagoula native and former U.S. Sen. Trent Lott will be in town this week for the Mississippi Maritime Museum’s 2nd annual general membership meeting.

The event is slated for Friday at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn in Pascagoula.

The Mississippi Maritime Museum was established in 2010 to build a museum facility in Pascagoula that would preserve the history and educate others about Mississippi’s maritime heritage.