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

Cathedral of the Nativity (B.V.M.)

 
 
Cathedral of the Nativity (B.V.M.) Marker image. Click for full size.
By M H, September 25, 2009
1. Cathedral of the Nativity (B.V.M.) Marker
Inscription. Parent Catholic Parish on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, continuing missions dating back to French Colonial era. First church on this site dedicated 1844. Rebuilt after fire in 1900. Dedicated Cathedral for Diocese of Biloxi 1977. Restored in 1989 after damage by major hurricanes over a twenty-year period.
 
Erected 1997 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 30° 23.817′ N, 88° 53.467′ W. Marker is in Biloxi, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of Howard Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Howard Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 870 Howard Avenue, Biloxi MS 39530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Downtown Biloxi (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Magnolia Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Biloxi City Hall (approx. mile away); Historic Downtown Biloxi (approx. 0.4 miles away); High Water Mark (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Cathedral of the Nativity (B.V.M.) image. Click for full size.
By M H, September 25, 2009
2. Cathedral of the Nativity (B.V.M.)
Brielmaier House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chris LeDoux (approx. 0.4 miles away); Biloxi City Park & Welcome Sign (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Biloxi.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Cathedral of the Nativity (B.V.M.)-Inside photo image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 28, 1998
3. Cathedral of the Nativity (B.V.M.)-Inside photo
D.O.M. Building Committee image. Click for full size.
By M H, September 25, 2009
4. D.O.M. Building Committee
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2009. This page has been viewed 1,283 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 4, 2009, by Mh of Las Vegas, Nevada.   3. submitted on June 27, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   4. submitted on October 4, 2009, by Mh of Las Vegas, Nevada. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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