Location Information
(for the Chalmers Institute)
Name:Chalmers Institute
Address:Chulahoma Avenue, West
City/County:Holly Springs, Marshall County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1850
No. of Stories:2
Registration Information
NR Listing Date:28 Jun 1982
MPS:Historic Resources of Holly Springs
View National Register Nomination Form
Mississippi Landmark Information
Book/Vol. No.:V. 341, p. 293
Easement Information
Date Signed:02-27-2012
Easement Type:Preservation/Maintenance
Built in 1837, the Chalmers Institute building is the second-oldest surviving school building in the state. It housed a sequence of early educational institutions before the Civil War. The building was individually listed on the National Register in 1982 (as a component of the "Historic Resources of Holly Springs"). It was designated a Mississippi Landmark, at the owners' request, in 2003.

This building is included in "Buildings of Mississippi" (2020) (p.145, in the listing for the Southwest Residential District, NC9).