Location Information
(for the White House Fountain)
Name:White House Fountain
Address:in front of White House Hotel
City/County:Biloxi, Harrison County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1926
Registration Information
MPS:Historic Resources of Biloxi
Local Designation Information
Local District Name:West Central Historic District
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Brief Description
The fountain consists of a round pool 55-feet in diameter, with a raised central portion 13 feet in diameter. There is a jet in the central structure, and five jets in the surrounding pool. The streams of water are illuminated by lights that surround the jets. The pool is constructed of concrete, stucco, and decorative rocks with a brick ledge.
Historic Information
Built for Walter White, the owner of the White House Hotel, which is located just to the north at 1230 Beach Boulevard. This was the first fountain of its type in the southeast. It featured colored lights and variable jets which could be controlled for distinctive displays.