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Port Deposit in Claiborne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Bernheimer Complex

 
 
The Bernheimer Complex Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
1. The Bernheimer Complex Marker
A lower plaque notes that the marker is a gift of Mississippi School of Math and Science "Tales of the Crypt" Classes 1998 and 1999.
Inscription. Built by Samuel and Jacob, prominent Jewish businessmen, this complex forms an unusual group of consecutively constructed buildings of various architectural styles. This house, built in 1901, replaced an earlier one used by Gen. U.S. Grant as his headquarters after the Battle of Port Gibson, fought on May 1, 1863.
 
Erected 2000 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 57.6′ N, 90° 59.034′ W. Marker is in Port Deposit, Mississippi, in Claiborne County. Marker is at the intersection of Walnut Street and Farmer Street, on the right when traveling east on Walnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 Walnut Street, Port Gibson MS 39150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Port Gibson (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rabbit Foot Minstrels (about 400 feet away); Englesing Home (about 500 feet away); Port Gibson (about 500 feet away); Temple Gemiluth Chassed
The Bernheimer Complex image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
2. The Bernheimer Complex
(about 500 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away); Shreve House (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named First Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away).
 
More about this marker. Now a Bed and Breakfast.
 
Also see . . .  Article and photos of the buildings of the Bernheimer Complex. (Submitted on May 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. ArchitectureNotable BuildingsWar, US Civil
 
The Bernheimer Complex and marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
3. The Bernheimer Complex and marker.
The old Mississippi National Bank building, built in 1901, part of the Bernheimer Complex. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
4. The old Mississippi National Bank building, built in 1901, part of the Bernheimer Complex.
Located on same block are additional buildings considered part of the Bernheimer Complex.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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