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

The Magnolia Hotel

 
 
The Magnolia Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 5, 2013
1. The Magnolia Hotel Marker
Inscription.  Built by John Hohn in 1847. Its operation for a century attests to the Gulf Coast as a resort area. In 1972 structure moved to present location 100 yds. north of original site & restored by City of Biloxi.
 
Erected 1975 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Landmarks. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
 
Location. 30° 23.679′ N, 88° 53.341′ W. Marker is in Biloxi, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Rue Magnolia and Water Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 137 Rue Magnolia, Biloxi MS 39530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Biloxi Public Library 1925 (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Biloxi City Hall (about 700 feet away); Downtown Biloxi (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Downtown Biloxi (approx. 0.2 miles away);
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Brielmaier House (approx. 0.2 miles away); High Water Mark (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Downtown Biloxi Walking Tour (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cathedral of the Nativity (B.V.M.) (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Biloxi.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on hotel. (Submitted on August 30, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
The Magnolia Hotel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 5, 2013
2. The Magnolia Hotel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 857 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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