“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Lorman in Claiborne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)

Belles Lettres Building

Windsor Battlefield Tour

Belles Lettres Building Marker image. Click for full size.
May 28, 2018
1. Belles Lettres Building Marker
Ca. 1851. Neoclassic Revival. The origin of this structure is uncertain. It is generally assumed to be one of two buildings completed in 1851 for use by a campus literary society. Its architecture is more properly called Neoclassic Revival. It does not have the same atmosphere as the Greek Revival chapel and dormitory buildings.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducation. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities series list.
Location. 31° 52.535′ N, 91° 8.597′ W. Marker is in Lorman, Mississippi, in Claiborne County. Marker is on ASU Drive east of Alcorn Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lorman MS 39096, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Port Gibson to Rodney Road (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Original Campus (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alcorn State University (1871) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oakland Memorial Chapel
Belles Lettres Building Marker image. Click for full size.
May 28, 2018
2. Belles Lettres Building Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oakland College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alcorn Agricultural And Mechanical College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Canemount Plantation (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lorman.
More about this marker. Located on the Alcorn State University Campus
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2018.
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