Dr. Joseph A. Tabor House

Dr. Joseph A. Tabor House (HM2ATE)

Location: Pascagoula, MS 39567 Jackson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 22.229', W 88° 33.615'

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520 Live Oak Avenue

—Pascagoula Historic Pathway —

Built in 1905 by Dr. Joseph A. Tabor, this home is Pascagoula's finest example of a Dutch Colonial Revival Residence, a rare architectural style in South Mississippi.

Dr. Tabor was born in Chicago in 1870 and relocated to New Orleans where he graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine in 1898. Soon after, he enlisted in the Spanish American War serving as a brigadier surgeon and personal surgeon to Generals William Ludlow and William Shafter in Cuba. After the war, he relocated to Pascagoula becoming a prominent physician and active participant in the commercial and social life of the City.

As the owner of one of Pascagoula's major lumber and shipyards, Flechas Saw, Planing and Shipbuilding, M.M. Flechas purchased the home from the Tabor family in 1930. The Flechas Company is located at the intersection of the Pascagoula River and Krebs Lake.
Placed ByPascagoula Historic Preservation Society, City of Pascagoula
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 26th, 2018 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 350070 N 3360871
Decimal Degrees30.37048333, -88.56025000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 22.229', W 88° 33.615'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 22' 13.74" N, 88° 33' 36.9" W
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Area Code(s)228, 601, 662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3621 Frederic St, Pascagoula MS 39567, US
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