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Biloxi in Harrison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Old Brick House

 
 
Old Brick House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen Bell, May 30, 2011
1. Old Brick House Marker
Inscription.  Site granted by Spanish to Jean Baptiste Carquote in 1790. Residence in Civil War of Mayor John L. Henley, who led defense against Union fleet, Sept., 1861. Restoration by Biloxi Garden Clubs.
 
Erected 1959 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1790.
 
Location. 30° 24.693′ N, 88° 52.961′ W. Marker is in Biloxi, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker is on Bayview Avenue, half a mile Interstate 110, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Biloxi MS 39530, 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. Back Bay Factories (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pleasant Reed House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Biloxi Blues (approx. ¾ mile away); The Crossing (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Land and Legend of the Cross
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(approx. one mile away); Downtown Biloxi (approx. 1.1 miles away); Birthplace of Barq's (approx. 1.1 miles away); Cathedral of the Nativity (B.V.M.) (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Biloxi.
 
Old Brick House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen Bell, May 30, 2011
2. Old Brick House Marker
Old oak tree in yard north of the old house.
Old Brick House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen Bell, May 30, 2011
3. Old Brick House Marker
View also shows the east side of the old house.
Old Brick House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen Bell, May 30, 2011
4. Old Brick House Marker
This view shows the south and east side of the old house.
Old Brick House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen Bell, May 30, 2011
5. Old Brick House Marker
North side of the old house, looking over Back Bay.
Old Brick House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen Bell, May 30, 2011
6. Old Brick House
Old Brick House West Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen Bell, May 30, 2011
7. Old Brick House West Side
Old Brick House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen Bell, May 30, 2011
8. Old Brick House
View from the porch of Back Bay.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2011, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 1,062 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on May 30, 2011, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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