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

R.A. Farnsworth Summer Home

R.A. Farnsworth Summer Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, May 2, 2022
1. R.A. Farnsworth Summer Home Marker
The Farnsworth Summer House was built ca. 1898 by local lumber magnate R. A. Farnsworth as his family's beach cottage. The house's five rooms were arranged in linear fashion to take maximum advantage of the gulf breezes and were completely encircled by a spacious gallery with Victorian turned posts and spindled frieze. Farnsworth reputedly owned the first automobile in Pascagoula. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1991, the house was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.
Erected 2012 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. 30° 20.616′ N, 88° 33.435′ W. Marker is in Pascagoula, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker is on Beack Boulevard east of Bernard Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pascagoula MS 39567, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Running the Blockade: SS Fanny (Fox) (a few steps from this marker); Randall's Tavern (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Round Island Affair - 1849
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Georgia P. Kinne House (approx. Ό mile away); Cottage by the Sea Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Shipbuilding in Jackson County (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Faulkner, Pascagoula Novelist (approx. 0.4 miles away); Capt. John Grant (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pascagoula.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 20 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 11, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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Mar. 28, 2023