Pass Christian in Harrison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
whose son was later mayor of
Pass Christian, the two-story Greek
Revival House located here had
a central temple-like portico and
square-columned galleries spanning
its facade, and an octagonal Gothic
Revival outbuilding on its grounds. It
was later the home of renowned
New Orleans theatre impresario David
Bidwell. Known locally as "Union
Quarters," the house was destroyed
during Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
(Drawing of former home)
Erected 2013 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° 18.95′ N, 89° 14.585′ W. Marker is in Pass Christian, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker is on East Scenic Drive 0.1 miles west of Davis Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 247 East Scenic Drive, Pass Christian MS 39571, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Scenic Drive Historic District (about 500 feet away, measured Blues & Jazz in the Pass (about 500 feet away); Constitution of the United States of America (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Flag of the United States of America (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Liberty Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Declaration of Independence (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Star Spangled Banner (approx. ¼ mile away); Independence Hall (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pass Christian.
More about this marker. Former location of historical marker "Union Quarters" that was inside the fence.
Also see . . . The Story of Union Quarters. The Pierre and Elizabeth Nicaise Saucier Home. (Submitted on August 30, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Disasters • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 461 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.