Location Information
(for the "Shamrock")
Name:"Shamrock" [Porterfield House]
Address:2020 Oak Street
City/County:Vicksburg, Warren County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1851
Architectural Styles(s):Greek Revival
No. of Stories:2
Destroyed:demolished c.1936
Local Designation Information
Local District Name:Historic Vicksburg District
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An enormous brick house on a high raised basement, with grand colonnades on front and back. It was being used as a boarding house in 1907 and 1913, and for storage in 1925. It was demolished in 1936. Included in Mary Carol Miller’s Lost Mansions of Mississippi and William Nichols, Architect, by Peatross and Mellown. [HABS: MS-17-2 (1934): nine pages of measured drawings and six photos]