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

White House Hotel

 
 
White House Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2017
1. White House Hotel Marker
Inscription. Established as the White House Inn in 1895, this hotel was first operated as a boarding house by Cora White. By 1910 the White House had grown in popularity and become a tourist destination. The campus encompassed seven residential buildings connected by a grand colonnade of Corinthian columns and accommodated 150 guests. A survivor of both Hurricane Camille and Hurricane Katrina, the White House Hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and designated a Mississippi Landmark in 2010.
 
Erected 2015 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 30° 23.692′ N, 88° 54.641′ W. Marker is in Biloxi, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of Beach Boulevard (U.S. 90) and White Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Beach Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1230 Beach Boulevard, Biloxi MS 39530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Father Ryan House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Biloxi Cemetery (approx. mile away);
White House Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2017
2. White House Hotel
Moran Site (approx. half a mile away); The Landing of Pierre LeMoyne D'Iberville (approx. half a mile away); The Moran Site History (approx. half a mile away); Civil Rights Wade-Ins (approx. half a mile away); Archaeological Findings (approx. half a mile away); French Colonial Memorial Garden (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Biloxi.
 
Also see . . .  White House Hotel website: The Beginning. (Submitted on March 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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View of White House Hotel Marker looking east on Beach Boulevard. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2017
3. View of White House Hotel Marker looking east on Beach Boulevard.
View of marker looking south towards the Gulf of Mexico. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2017
4. View of marker looking south towards the Gulf of Mexico.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 85 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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