Location Information
(for the Gillespie-Jackson House)
Name:Gillespie-Jackson House
Address:Louisville Street
City/County:Starkville, Oktibbeha County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1850
Architectural Styles(s):Greek Revival
No. of Stories:2
Registration Information
NR Listing Date:06 Nov 1986
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A two-story, wood-frame, double-pile Greek Revival house with a five-bay façade, the Gillespie-Jackson house is locally significant to Starkville and Oktibbeha County as one of the largest and most architecturally ambitious of the few surviving antebellum houses in the county.Built in 1850, it has a pedimented, one-bay, monumental tetrastyle portico of square box columns in the center of the the façade. Its form is a traditional "Georgian double-pile" or "four-over-four" with vernacular Greek Revival stylistic treatment.