Location Information
(for the Mississippi Centennial Exhibition)
Name:Mississippi Centennial Exhibition [U.S. Naval Training Camp (in World War I)]
Address:at the site of the Gulfport VA Hospital
City/County:Gulfport, Harrison County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1916-17
This facility was built to house the Mississippi Centennial Exhibition, but the exhibition was cancelled when the U.S. entered World War I, and the property was given to the federal government and became a naval training center. It later became the Gulfport VA Medical Center.