Coast Guard Station Barracks Historical

Coast Guard Station Barracks Historical (HM1XFP)

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

N 30° 23.626', W 88° 51.511'

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Built here in 1934 as part of a U.S. Coast Guard base, the barracks was an E-shaped, Spanish Colonial Revival style building made of reinforced concrete. Arcaded porches lined the building's
wings and central pavilion, which had an octagonal cupola. The first structure at the station was a steel hangar, built in 1933. Used by the Mississippi National Guard after WWII, the barracks was later the home of Biloxi's Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum. The structure was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
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Series This marker is part of the series
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 321446 N 3363884
Decimal Degrees30.39376667, -88.85851667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 23.626', W 88° 51.511'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 23' 37.56" N, 88° 51' 30.66" W
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Area Code(s)228
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 120-198 Cadet St, Biloxi MS 39530, US
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