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Biloxi in Harrison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Tullis-Toledano House

 
 
Tullis-Toledano House Marker (Front) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2017
1. Tullis-Toledano House Marker (Front)
Inscription.  One of the most substantial of the vacation houses on the Gulf Coast, the Tullis Toledano House was built in 1856 for New Orleans native Christoval Sebastian Toledano (1789-1869) and his wife, Matilda Pradat Toledano. The estate, composed of a Creole-influenced Greek Revival house, detached kitchen, servants quarters, and carriage house, was purchased by the Tullis family in 1939. Damaged during Hurricane Camille and later restored, the house was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
 
Erected 2013 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersNotable Places. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
 
Location. 30° 23.566′ N, 88° 52.171′ W. Marker is in Biloxi, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker is on East Beach Boulevard west of Oak Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: East Beach Boulevard, Biloxi MS 39530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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are within walking distance of this marker. Deer Island Coastal Preserve (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Biloxi's Famous Schooner Races (about 500 feet away); Tivoli Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Birthplace of Barq's (approx. 0.6 miles away); Slavic Benevolent Association (approx. 0.6 miles away); Coast Guard Station Barracks (approx. 0.7 miles away); Point Cadet (approx. 0.7 miles away); Debuys-Hermann-Keller House (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Biloxi.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the Tullis-Toledano Manor. (Submitted on March 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Graphic representation of the house. (Rear) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2017
2. Graphic representation of the house. (Rear)
Tullis-Toledano House Marker image. Click for full size.
Public Domain - LOC, James Butters, Photographer, April 23, 1936
3. Tullis-Toledano House Marker
View of former location of Tullis-Toledano House. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2017
4. View of former location of Tullis-Toledano House.
View west on Beach Boulevard. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2017
5. View west on Beach Boulevard.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2017. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 868 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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