Location Information
(for the Old St. Francis Xavier School 1885)
Name:(Old) St. Francis Xavier School (1885)
Address:1001 Crawford Street
St. Francis Xavier School & Convent Complex
City/County:Vicksburg, Warren County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1885
No. of Stories:2
Registration Information
NR District Name:Uptown Vicksburg Amendment and Boundary Increase No. 2
NR Status:Contributing
Element No.:37
Mississippi Landmark Information
Book/Vol. No.:V. 1036, p. 39
Easement Information
Date Signed:10-18-2007
Easement Type:Preservation/Maintenance
Local Designation Information
Local District Name:Historic Vicksburg District
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This Italianate building was built in 1885 to house the St. Francis Xavier School. It served as the main educational building for St. Francis Xavier School until a newer school building was built in 1937.

Included in "Buildings of Mississippi" (2020) (p.79, in the listing for the Historic St. Francis Xavier School and Convent, YB18).

Originally listed as element #35, 'contributing', in Uptown Vicksburg Historic District.
Brief Description
A two-story brick Italianate auditorium, facing south, with a low hip, metal-covered roof with a widely overhanging eave and a cornice supported with heavy brackets. The center bay projects from the facade and is capped with a gable roof with cornice returns and a round-arched vent There are five bays: four tall, round-arched, six-over-six, double-hung windows with arched brick lintels with keystones and a double-leaf paneled door with an arched transom surmounted by a brick lintel with keystone.