Biloxi in Harrison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Father Ryan House
Erected 2013 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
Location. 30° 23.702′ N, 88° 54.527′ W. Marker is in Biloxi, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of Beach Boulevard (U.S. 90) and Caldwell Avenue, on the right when travelingTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1196 Beach Boulevard, Biloxi MS 39530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. White House Hotel (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Biloxi Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Moran Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Moran Site History (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Landing of Pierre LeMoyne D'Iberville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Biloxi Beach Wade-In (approx. 0.4 miles away); Archaeological Findings (approx. 0.4 miles away); French Colonial Memorial Garden (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Biloxi.
More about this marker. A previous marker, located here, had this inscription:
Residence in post Civil War years of Abram Ryan, priest, teacher, soldier, chaplain, & Poet of the Confederacy, here he wrote The Conquered Banner and The Sea Reverie. Often visited Jefferson Davis at Beauvoir.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Father Ryan. (Submitted on March 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on March 24, 2018, by Daniel Eisenberg of Boca Raton, Florida. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.