For every historic mansion that exists in Mississippi, dozens have vanished forever. Most fell victim to fires and to neglect. Thankfully, these homes have not disappeared without a record. Illustrations, vintage photographs, artists' renderings, and architectural plans trace their history and provide the evocative record of dwellings that once existed along the Mississippi River and the Gulf Coast. Here in this historical survey of showplaces that were destroyed by flames or by wrecking crews, nearly sixty notable houses and the families who lived in them are described. Included are Windsor, Annandale, Ingleside, Malmaison, LaGrange, Morro Castle, The Grove and many others.
ISBN: 878058885; Author: Miller, Mary Carrol; Publisher: ; Format: Hardcover; 123 pages
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