Pascagoula in Jackson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Cottage by the Sea Tavern
Once a widely heralded destination, the Cottage by the Sea Tavern, located here, was part of a resort hotel complex built by Charles Boster in 1872. A sea captain and native of Germany, Boster served in the U.S. Navy during the Mexican War. Boster's Greek Revival hotel and tavern had spacious columned galleries overlooking the Mississippi Sound and was noted for its lavish furnishings, fine dining, and selection of spirits. The Cottage by the Sea was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Notable Buildings • War, Mexican-American.
Location. 30° 20.589′ N, 88° 33.139′ W. Marker is in Pascagoula, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker is on Beach Boulevard, 0.3 miles east of Pascagoula 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. Georgia P. Kinne House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Faulkner, Pascagoula Novelist (about 400 feet away); The Round Island Affair - 1849 Randall's Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Running the Blockade: SS Fanny (Fox) (approx. 0.3 miles away); R.A. Farnsworth Summer Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clark House (approx. 0.3 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 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.