Take a step back in time when you visit one of Mississippi’s historic homes. Many historical establishments in the state’s six lower counties are of national significance, hosting artifacts that tell of monumental times in human history.
The South’s great legacy lives on in Mississippi’s historic homes where visitors of all ages can observe photographs, documents, original furniture, and more that date all the way back to the 1800’s. Found along the beaches as well as in downtown districts, these homes offer visitors a chance to learn about times of booming industry and important tradition.
Visit Mississippi’s very own time machines when you step foot into our historic homes.
Bond-Grant House (c. 1904) was built by William K. Duke as a wedding present for his daughter, Vera, who married B.A. Bond in 1904
The Charnley-Norwood House, originally constructed in 1890, has quite an impressive history in the context of its influence on 20th century American residential architecture
KATE LOBRANO HOUSE
This little shotgun Victorian cottage is home to the Hancock County Historical Society. If you’re on a quest to revisit photographs, documents and memories from Bay Saint Louis’ past, look not further than 108 Cue Street.
The LaPointe-Krebs house, built in 1757, is the oldest structure in Mississippi and is the oldest confirmed building in the Mississippi Valley.
OAK CREST MANSION INN
Twelve acres of serenity surround the mansion that was built in 1920. The Oak Crest grounds present country living at its finest.
OLD BRICK HOUSE
Old Brick House was constructed between 1835 and 1840 by William Rodgers of New Orleans. The city of Biloxi currently operates the house as an event venue.
PASS CHRISTIAN SCENIC DRIVE HISTORIC DISTRICT
This lovely self-guided tour through the historic district of Pass Christian is a must for anyone who appreciates Americana
THE BEAUVIOR-JEFFERSON DAVIS HOME
Trace Jefferson Davis’ life through his time in the Civil War, his capture and imprisonment in 1865, and every event leading up to his 1881 publishing of “Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government.”
THE GRAND MAGNOLIA
The Grand Magnolia was built in 1894 and nests comfortably among old oak and magnolia trees. This historic home is also a cozy inn, where visitors to the Gulf Coast of Mississippi can enjoy a night’s sleep.
THE REDDING HOUSE
Amongst all the remarkable architecture of downtown Biloxi there is but one Mansion listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The pristine, bright, white Redding House on Jackson Street remains in a league of its own.
THE SHAW HOMESTEAD
Time travel through Mississippi’s past in the Shaw Family’s footsteps. Follow in the Shaws’ footsteps around the grounds as you explore the jar house, corn crib, barn, and sweet potato house.
THE WHITE HOUSE HOTEL
The White House entertained many guests in the late 1800’s on into the late 1900’s. Renovations began in the early 2000’s that restored the hotel to the fabulous modern facility it is today.