Balfour House Historical

Balfour House Historical (HM1TUY)

Location: Vicksburg, MS 39180 Warren County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 20.916', W 90° 52.714'

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Built mid-1830s. Home of diarist Emma Balfour, noted diarist of the Siege. Site of 1862 Christmas ball interrupted by arrival of Federal fleet. Following surrender, July 4, 1863, was HQ. of Maj.-Gen. J.B. McPherson.
Year Placed1976
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
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Date Added Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 699638 N 3581054
Decimal Degrees32.34860000, -90.87856667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 20.916', W 90° 52.714'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 20' 54.96" N, 90° 52' 42.84" W
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Area Code(s)601, 769
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1002 Crawford St, Vicksburg MS 39180, US
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