- Associated Press - Thursday, February 16, 2017

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - In a story Feb. 16 about a donation to Mississippi’s two history museums, The Associated Press erroneously reported the number of employees at Toyota Motor Co.’s plant near Blue Springs. The correct number of employees is 2,000, not 2,200.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Toyota donates $750K to 2 Mississippi history museums

A car manufacturer is the latest corporate donor to two Mississippi history museums. Toyota Motor North America is giving $750,000 to the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

A car manufacturer is the latest corporate donor to two Mississippi history museums

JACKSON, Miss. - A car manufacturer that assembles vehicles in Mississippi is the latest corporate donor to the state’s two history museums.

Toyota Motor North America is giving $750,000 to the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

The two museums are being built side-by-side in downtown Jackson. They are scheduled to open in December as part of the state’s bicentennial celebration.

The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum will focus on events from 1945 to 1976. It will include a gallery sponsored by Toyota.

Private donors are giving $17 million for the museums, and the state has spent about $90 million for construction and exhibits.

The unit of Japanese-based Toyota Motor Co. has 2,000 employees at the manufacturing plant it opened in 2011 near the north Mississippi town of Blue Springs.

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