Long Beach in Harrison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
The building suffered major damage by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and was demolished in 2013. The original foundation walls and stairs remain to preserve the site and to memorialize the building's historical significance in the development of the campus.
Erected by the University of Southern Mississippi.
Location. 30° 21.133′ N, 89° 8.181′ W. Marker is in Long Beach, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker is on Friendship Oak Circle north of Avenue of the Oaks. Touch for map. Located at Admin Plaza on the Gulf Park campus of the University of Southern Mississippi. Marker is at or near this postal address: Friendship Oak Circle, Long Beach MS 39560, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. "Friendship Oak" (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Friendship Oak (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gulf Park College (about 300 feet away); St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Early Long Beach (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Early Long Beach (approx. 0.4 miles away); Long Beach Presbyterian Church (approx. ¾ mile away); Hurricane Katrina / Storm Recovery (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Long Beach.
Categories. • Architecture • Disasters • Education • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 28, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.