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9 of 11 Types of Mississippi Recreational Facilities--National Historic Sites
Ivan Gillis
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Mississippi National Historic Landmarks

[1]

Landmark name

Date designated[2]

County

Description

1

Ammadelle

May 30, 1974
(#74001064)

Lafayette

Italianate villa built in 1859, designed by Calvert Vaux.

2

Anna Site

September 14, 1993
(#93001606)

Adams

Plaquemine culture archaeological site.

3

Arlington

May 30, 1974
(#73000999)

Adams

Early historic home.

4

Auburn

May 30, 1974
(#74001047)

Adams

Early historic home.

5

Beauvoir

November 7, 1993
(#71000448)

Harrison

Post-war home and library of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, damaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, restored by 2008.

6

Champion Hill Battlefield

May 5, 1977
(#71000450)

Hinds

A turning point of the American Civil War.

7

Commercial Bank and Banker's House

May 30, 1974
(#74002252)

Adams

Unusual dual-function building.

8

Siege and Battle of Corinth Sites

May 6, 1991
(#91001050)

Alcorn

Corinth battlefield - Corinth and Hardeman County, TN

9

Dancing Rabbit Creek Treaty Site

June 19, 1996
(#73001024)

Noxubee

Gathering place of Choctaw Indians, site of 1830 treaty leading to their relocation west of the Mississippi River.

10

Dunleith

December 2, 1974
(#72000684)

Adams

Natchez mansion built in 1855.

11

Emerald Mound Site

December 29, 1989
(#88002618)

Adams

A Plaquemine culture archaeological site.

12

Medgar Evers House

February 16, 2017
(#100000791)

Hinds

Home of civil rights activist Medgar Evers.

13

William Faulkner House

May 23, 1968
(#68000028)

Lafayette

Well-preserved mansion where author William Faulkner lived and wrote.

14

Fort St. Pierre Site

July 19, 1964
(#00000263)

Warren

Site of French fort during 1719-1729, important for use in dating other archaeological sites due to its integrity and brief period of use.

15

Grand Village of the Natchez

July 19, 1964
(#66000408)

Adams

Village and archaeological site of the Plaquemine culture and their descendants the Natchez .

16

Hester Site

January 3, 2001
(#75001051)

Monroe

Archaeological site, a campsite used by Paleo-Indian and Archaic peoples in 9000-7000 BC.

17

Highland Park Dentzel Carousel

February 27, 1987
(#87000863)

Lauderdale

German-American built carousel within Highland Park.

18

Holly Bluff Site

July 19, 1964
(#66000412)

Yazoo

Plaquemine Mississippian culture archaeological site.

19

House on Ellicott's Hill

May 30, 1974
(#74001050)

Adams

NRHP 74001050

20

Jaketown Site

December 14, 1990
(#73001017)

Humphreys

An archaeological site.

21

Lucius Q. C. Lamar House

May 15, 1975
(#75001048)

Lafayette

NRHP 75001048

22

Longwood

December 16, 1969
(#69000079)

Adams

Unfinished antebellum house.

23

Lyceum-The Circle Historic District

October 6, 2008
(#08001092)

Lafayette

District associated with events surrounding the historic court-ordered admission of James Meredith to the University of Mississippi in 1962

24

Charles McLaran House

January 3, 2001
(#76001102)

Lowndes

Greek Revival mansion.

25

Melrose

May 30, 1974
(#74002253)

Adams

Home within Natchez National Historical Park that achieves "perfection" in Greek Revival design.

26

Mississippi Governor's Mansion

April 24, 1975
(#69000085)

Hinds

Together with Old Mississippi State Capitol, designed by William Nichols.

27

Mississippi State Capitol

October 31, 2016
(#69000086)

Hinds

Notable among state capitols for its unity of design and construction, having been built by a single general contracting firm within a single three-year construction program.[3]

28

Monmouth

June 7, 1988
(#73001001)

Adams

NRHP 73001001

29

I. T. Montgomery House

May 11, 1976
(#76001092)

Bolivar

Former slave Isaiah Montgomery founded successful all-black town here in 1887.

30

Oakland Memorial Chapel

May 11, 1976
(#74001057)

Claiborne

One of the oldest buildings on Alcorn University campus, the first land grant university for black Americans. It is located within Alcorn State University Historic District.

31

Old Mississippi State Capitol

December 14, 1990
(#69000087)

Hinds

Greek Revival building.

32

Pemberton's Headquarters

December 8, 1976
(#70000319)

Warren

Confederate General Pemberton's HQ during 47-day siege of Vicksburg, where he decided to surrender the city on July 4, 1863.

33

Port Gibson Battle Site

April 5, 2005
(#05000461)

Claiborne

American Civil War site of Battle of Port Gibson.

34

Rocket Propulsion Test Complex

October 3, 1985
(#85002805)

Hancock

built in 1965, played an important role in the development of the Saturn V rocket.

35

Rosalie

January 19, 1989
(#77000781)

Adams

An 1823 Natchez mansion that influenced architecture throughout the Lower Mississippi Valley.

36

Stanton Hall

May 30, 1974
(#74002254)

Adams

 

37

Warren County Courthouse

May 23, 1968
(#68000029)

Warren

NRHP 68000029

38

Waverley

May 30, 1974
(#73001004)

Clay

 

39

Eudora Welty House

August 18, 2004
(#02001388)

Hinds

Home of author Eudora Welty

40

Winterville Site

September 14, 1993
(#73001031)

Washington

A Plaquemine culture archaeological site.

 

 

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