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Laurel in Jones County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Hotel Pinehurst

 
 
Hotel Pinehurst Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert M. Cook, Jr., June 25, 2012
1. Hotel Pinehurst Marker
Inscription. Constructed in 1914, the Hotel Pinehurst was owned and operated by T.B. Horton until 1939. The hotel included over 100 rooms, a grand lobby and entranceway, and a number of dining rooms, offices, and stores. The Arabian Theater was added in 1924. This hotel was among the first in Mississippi to offer air conditioned rooms. The Hotel Pinehurst was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1987 and demolished in 1988. Pinehurst Park was built where the hotel once stood.
 
Erected 2009 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 41.6′ N, 89° 7.867′ W. Marker is in Laurel, Mississippi, in Jones County. Marker is at the intersection of North 5th Avenue (State Highway 537) and West Oak Street, on the right when traveling south on North 5th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Laurel MS 39440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Amos Deason Home (approx. 7 miles away); Skirmish At Rocky Creek (approx. 8.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Hotel Pinehurst Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert M. Cook, Jr., February 8, 2012
2. Hotel Pinehurst Marker
Hotel Pinehurst Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert M. Cook, Jr., February 8, 2012
3. Hotel Pinehurst Marker
Hotel Pinehurst Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert M. Cook, Jr., February 8, 2012
4. Hotel Pinehurst Marker
In Memory of image. Click for full size.
By Robert M. Cook, Jr., June 25, 2012
5. In Memory of
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2012, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 604 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 25, 2012, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi.   2, 3, 4. submitted on June 19, 2012, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi.   5. submitted on June 25, 2012, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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