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Jefferson College, North Street, Washington, Adams County, MS



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Item Title


Location
North Street, Washington, MS

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MS-4
Building/structure dates: 1817 initial construction
Significance: Jefferson College dates from 1802 and was the scene of several important events during the early years of the nation. Mississippi's first constitution was written and signed in the old Methodist Church, now demolished, which was located on the college campus. In 1807 Aaron Burr was arraigned for treason on the grounds. Jefferson Davis was a student at the college in 1818.

Related Names
Jackson, Andrew


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey James Butters, Photographer April 15, 1936. GENERAL VIEW OF FRONT (SOUTH ELEVATION)
2. Historic American Buildings Survey James Butters, Photographer, April 15, 1936. REAR VIEW (NORTHWEST ELEVATION)
4. SOUTH FRONT FROM SOUTHEAST
5. EAST WING FROM SOUTHEAST
6. EAST WING FROM SOUTHWEST
7. SOUTH FRONT FROM SOUTHWEST
8. WEST WING FROM SOUTH
9. CENTER (GYMNASIUM) SECTION, SOUTH FRONT
10. NORTH REAR FROM NORTHEAST
11. DETAIL, ENTRANCE, CENTER SECTION
12. DETAIL, PORCH, EAST WING
13. DETAIL, PORCH, WEST WING
14. DETAIL, ENTRANCE, EAST WING
15. DETAIL, ENTRANCE, WEST WING
16. DETAIL, DORMERS, EAST WING
17. DETAIL, KEYSTONE OVER WINDOW, EAST WING
18. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR ROOM, EAST WING
19. DETAIL, FIREPLACE AND MANTEL, FIRST FLOOR OF EAST WING
20. INTERIOR, STAIRHALL, CENTER SECTION, FIRST FLOOR
21. INTERIOR, STAIRHALL, CENTER SECTION, SECOND FLOOR
22. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR
23. DETAIL, ENTRANCE, EAST WING


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