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Jackson in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Belhaven Historic District

 
 
Belhaven Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, June 30, 2018
1. Belhaven Historic District Marker
Inscription.  The Belhaven neighborhood developed north of the city as Jackson's first suburb. Composed of more than 1,300 historic structures dating from as early as 1904, Belhaven is Mississippi's largest historic district. The neighborhood includes a wide variety of building styles with a mixture of commercial and residential developments, as well as religious and educational institutions. The Belhaven Historic District is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected 2017 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 32° 19.401′ N, 90° 10.261′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Peachtree Street, on the left when traveling east on Riverside Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson MS 39202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fairview Inn (approx. 0.4 miles
Belhaven Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, June 30, 2018
2. Belhaven Historic District Marker
away); MFWC Headquarters (approx. 0.4 miles away); Belhaven University (approx. 0.4 miles away); Eudora Welty (approx. 0.4 miles away); Eudora Welty House (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Eudora Welty House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lampton Estate (approx. half a mile away); Union Battery Position (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 2, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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