Slavic Benevolent Association Historical

Slavic Benevolent Association Historical (HM1XFQ)

Location: Biloxi, MS 39530 Harrison County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 23.626', W 88° 51.606'

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Originally on this site was the Slavic Benevolent Association Lodge, a 13,000 sq. ft. structure with a meeting hall accommodating 600 people. Known as the Slavonian Lodge, the building served as a social center for the large number of ethnic Slavs in the area who were key in developing Biloxi's oyster and shrimp industry. The Lodge hosted social activities including a performance
by Elvis Presley on June 25, 1955. The Slavonian Lodge was destroyed during Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
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HM NumberHM1XFQ
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Year Placed2013
Placed ByThe Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 321294 N 3363887
Decimal Degrees30.39376667, -88.86010000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 23.626', W 88° 51.606'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 23' 37.56" N, 88° 51' 36.36" W
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Area Code(s)228
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 136-150 E 1st St, Biloxi MS 39530, US
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