Vance-Gillis House Historical

Vance-Gillis House Historical (HM1XFR)

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

N 30° 23.612', W 88° 52.872'

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Built in the 1830s, the French Creole house once located here incorporated Federal and Greek Revival decorative influences tn its design. The gallery completely encircled the house, and its
slender, colonnettes supported a broad hipped roof with flared eaves. Used as a summer residence by several New Orleans families for many years, the house was moved to this location to prevent its demolition during construction of I-110 but was completely destroyed by Hurricane Katrina tn 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 319266 N 3363894
Decimal Degrees30.39353333, -88.88120000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 23.612', W 88° 52.872'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 23' 36.72" N, 88° 52' 52.32" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)228
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 580 Beach Blvd, Biloxi MS 39530, US
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