Location Information
(for the "Elgin")
Address:US Highway 61 S.
City/County:Natchez vic., Adams County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1840
Architectural Styles(s):Greek Revival
No. of Stories:2
Registration Information
NR Listing Date:19 Jan 1979
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A double-galleried Greek Revival I-house with a symmetrical seven-bay fa├žade and eight Tuscan colonnettes on each level. The I-house portion was added to an older cottage built before 1824. The home of Dr. John Carmichael Jenkins, noted pioneer horticulturalist in the Natchez region prior to the Civil War. Included in The Great Houses of Natchez (pp. 32-33).