Location Information
(for the Magnolia Hotel)
Name:Magnolia Hotel [Mardi Gras Museum]
Address:119 (137) Rue Magnolia
City/County:Biloxi, Harrison County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1847
No. of Stories:2.5
Registration Information
NR Listing Date:14 Mar 1973
NR District Name:Biloxi Downtown Boundary Increase
NR Status:Contributing
Element No.:20
MPS:Historic Resources of Biloxi
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Mississippi Landmark Information
Book/Vol. No.:V. 165, p. 401
Local Designation Information
Local District Name:Downtown Biloxi Historic District
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Local Landmark Listing Date:07 Sep 2010
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Thought to be the oldest hotel structure surviving on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Constructed in 1847 for John Hohn. The building and its history illustrate the close social and economic ties between the Mississippi Coast and New Orleans and document the historic importance of tourism to the area.