“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Columbia in Marion County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)

Gov. Hugh L. White Mansion

Gov. Hugh L. White Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
March 23, 2018
1. Gov. Hugh L. White Mansion Marker
Inscription.  Built between 1925 and 1927 by Jackson architect Claude H. Lindsley and furnished by Marshall Fields, this Spanish Colonial Revival-style mansion was the home of Governor Hugh Lawson White. White served two non-consecutive terms as governor of Mississippi, 1936-40 and 1952-56. In 1936 White introduced the Balance Agriculture with Industry program. This estate includes a formal Italian sunken garden, arbor and reflecting pool. The property was restored by Ann and Bill Simmons in 1986.
Erected 2012 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
Location. 31° 14.984′ N, 89° 48.854′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Mississippi, in Marion County. Marker is on Broad Street west of Sumrall Road (State Highway 44), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia MS 39429, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are
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March 23, 2018
2. Gov. Hugh L. White Mansion Marker
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within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of Mississippi Rodeo (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hanging of Will Purvis (approx. 1.2 miles away); Temporary State Capital (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ford House (approx. 3.9 miles away); Mississippi Rural Center (approx. 4.1 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 28, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 28, 2018.

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