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40 Mississippi National Historic Landmarks

AmmadellePlaque (Oxford) - 10/13/2017
Built in 1859, this is an Italianate mansion designed by Calvert Vaux, which he regarded as one of his finest works
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Eudora Welty HousePlaque (Jackson) - 10/14/2017
The Tudor Revival-style home for nearly 80 years of the short story writer and novelist who wrote about the American South
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Highland Park Dentzel Carousel and Shelter BuildingPlaque (Meridian) - 10/14/2017
Manufactured about 1896 for the 1904 St. Louis Exposition, the carousel has been in operation since 1909 and it is the only remaining two-row stationary Dentzel menagerie in the world
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Lucius Q. C. Lamar HousePlaque (Oxford) - 10/13/2017
Significant as the 1869-1888 home of the Congressman and U.S. cabinet member who symbolized the South's post-war regained political respectability
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Lyceum - The Circle (Oxford)Plaque - 10/13/2017
The district contains eight academic buildings arranged on University Circle, significant for its association with the Civil Rights Movement during the Ole Miss riot of 1962
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Medgar and Myrlie Evers House (Jackson) - 10/14/2017
This was the home of the civil rights activists from 1956 to 1963, when Medgar was killed by a sniper in the carport
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Melrose (Natchez) - 9/29/1997
Built by the John T. McMurran family beginning in 1841, the Greek revival-style mansion represents the height of Southern prosperity and the "Cotton Kingdom."
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Mississippi Governor’s MansionPlaque (Jackson) - 10/14/2017
Completed in 1841, this prominent example of Greek Revival architecture is the official residence of the Governor of Mississippi
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Mississippi State CapitolPlaque (Jackson) - 10/14/2017
The home of Mississippi's state legislature since 1903, the Beaux-Arts architectural style building is the third capitol building in Jackson
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Old Mississippi State CapitolPlaque (Jackson) - 10/14/2017
Served as the Mississippi statehouse from 1839 until 1903, when the current capitol building was completed
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Rocket Propulsion Test Complex - 9/28/1984
A rocket testing complex built in 1965 which played an important role in the development of the Saturn V rocket
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Siege and Battle of Corinth Sites (Corinth) - 10/15/2017
This district encompasses surviving elements of three significant Civil War engagements in and near Corinth, MS and at Davis Bridge in TN
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William Faulkner HousePlaque (Oxford) - 10/13/2017
The 1840s primitive Greek Revival house was purchased and renovated by the author in the 1930s
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