Location Information
(for the "Beauvoir" [Jefferson Davis House])
Name:"Beauvoir" [Jefferson Davis House]
Address:2244 Beach Boulevard
City/County:Biloxi, Harrison County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:c.1854
Architectural Styles(s):Greek Revival
Registration Information
NHL Listing Date:07 Nov 1973
NR Listing Date:03 Sep 1971
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Mississippi Landmark Information
Designated:10-24-1985
Recorded:11-21-1985
Book/Vol. No.:V. 165, p. 38
Local Designation Information
Local Landmark Listing Date:07 Sep 2010
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Context/Comments
This was the retirement home of Jefferson Davis. The house and its history are addressed in the booklet Beauvoir: A Walk Through History by James West Thompson (1988). The house was seriously damaged by Hurricane Katrina on 29 August 2005. [HABS: MS-12 (1936)]