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

Shreve House

 

—Port Gibson Historic Tour —

 
Shreve House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
1. Shreve House Marker
Inscription. 701 Church. Ca. 1825 Federal. The original floor plan consisted of four rooms, no center hall, front and back galleries. The designer and builder was Horatio Nelson Spencer, a prominent local attorney.
 
Location. 31° 57.561′ N, 90° 58.937′ W. Marker is in Port Gibson, Mississippi, in Claiborne County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street (Highway 61) and Walnut Street, on the right when traveling north on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 Church Street, Port Gibson MS 39150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Englesing Home (a few steps from this marker); Guthrie Home (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple Gemiluth Chassed (within shouting distance of this marker); Port Gibson (within shouting distance of this marker); Gage House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bruinsburg (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Gibson.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USNotable Buildings
 
The Shreve House image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
2. The Shreve House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 121 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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