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


Port Gibson Historic Tour

Idlewild Marker image. Click for full size.
August 16, 2019
1. Idlewild Marker
Ca. 1833 Greek Revival. Idlewild's interior is noted for its twelve foot doors and windows. Henry Clay made a speech from the front porch during his presidential campaign in the 1840's.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureNotable BuildingsNotable Events.
Location. 31° 57.028′ N, 90° 59.236′ W. Marker is in Port Gibson, Mississippi, in Claiborne County. Marker is on Idlewild Drive west of Church Street (U.S. 61), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 Idlewild Drive, Port Gibson MS 39150, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Vicksburg Campaign and Siege (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Van Dorn House (about 400 feet away); Samuel Gibson House (about 500 feet away); Claiborne County (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Claiborne County (about 500 feet away); Dependency (about 500 feet away); Chamberlain-Hunt Academy (approx. ¼ mile away); Spencer Home (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Gibson.
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Idlewild Marker image. Click for full size.
August 16, 2019
2. Idlewild Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 17, 2019.

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