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William Faulkner (1897-1962) is considered one of the great Southern writers. Faulkner is traditionally associated with northern Mississippi. For much of his life, Oxford, Mississippi was his home, and many of his stories were set in his fictional…
This area was not always known as Gautier. The story of the city actually began in 1699. A French expedition, led by Pierre d'Iberville and accompanied by his younger brother, Jean-Baptiste Bienville, made landfall in Mobile, Alabama and explored …
Deed U.S.G. 1816 Section 17Township 8- North Range 9- EastChristian Furr 1792-1850
Catherine Pierce Furr 1792-1882
Lott Furr 1834-1862
Martha Maxwell Furr 1824-1894
James William Smith 1864-1931
lst marriage: Mary Breedon Smith
On December 9, 1914, the Trustees of
Copiah-Lincoln Agricultural High School
had its first meeting and opened its
doors to students on September 6, 1915.
This building was one of the first
buildings constructed on a sixty-five
acre tract of …
According to its cornerstone, this structure was "ereted 1889; destroyed by fire 1890; rebuilt 1893." Built in the Romanesque style of Wesson's Miss. Mills, it is now the Oswalt Youth & Com. Center.
On July 18, the USS Grey Cloud and USS New London turned at Round Island and headed directly toward the large hotel at Pascagoula announcing their arrival by firing two shells over the hotel scattering the civilian population. Both steamers had b…
Site of a hotel since 1864, this structure was built ca. 1877. Known originally as the Richardson House, the hotel was owned by Mississippi Mills, a once-flourishing textile mill founded by J.M. Wesson in 1864.
In 1921 the Confederate Grove, Garner,
Clear Branch, and Mt. Zion community
schools consolidated to create the Now
Sight School, once located on this site.
Established under the Smith-Hughes
Act of 1917, designed to promote
Built in 1906 by Ambrose Linder for Valsin Pierre DeJean and his new wife, May Mundy, the DeJean house is one of the few remaining Queen Anne cottages in Pascagoula. The home features the original cast iron fence and many original interior feature…
The Orange Avenue Historic District includes nineteen architecturally significant structures on Orange and Live Oak Avenues and Frederic and Magnolia Streets. Five of the homes in the area are independently listed in the National Register of Histo…