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

Kellier-Sternberg House

 
 
Keiller-Sternberg House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 5, 2013
1. Keiller-Sternberg House Marker
Inscription.  The Ionic-columned, neoclassical house that once stood here was originally built ca. 1900 by T.G.B. Kellier and was later owned by Edward Sternberg, southeastern claims and litigation manager for the Louisville & Nashville Railroad. In 1999, "The Chimneys" restaurant moved into the house from its former location at the Long Beach harbor. The house was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
 
Erected 2013 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
 
Location. 30° 22.179′ N, 89° 4.882′ W. Marker is in Gulfport, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of East Beach Boulevard (U.S. 90) and 15th Street, on the right when traveling west on East Beach Boulevard. Located in front of The Chimneys. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1640 East Beach Boulevard, Gulfport MS 39501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gulfport Civil Rights Wade-In (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Gulfport High School
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); First Baptist Church, Gulfport (approx. half a mile away); 1863 East Pascagoula Raid (approx. 0.6 miles away); Harrison County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ship Island (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Magnolia Route (approx. 0.7 miles away); Grass Lawn (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gulfport.
 
The "Chimneys" image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, September 5, 2013
2. The "Chimneys"
 
 
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 757 times since then and 70 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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