Saturday, January 27, 2007

Historic Register Candidates

Recommendations from the Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History to the National Register of Historic Places include:

Columbus' Owen-Richardson-Owen House (1907) - Original owner was a commercial nursery owner.

Tallahatchie County's 2nd District Courthouse (1910) - great architectural details and Emmitt Till's trial

Newton County's American Legion Post No. 89 Hut (1934) - rustic, built of logs

Gulfport's Turkey Creek Community Historic District (1870s) - founded by freed slaves

Read the full story with descriptions of each candidate at the Sun Herald.

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