Location Information
(for the Walthall School Court Street School)
Name:Walthall School (Court Street School)
Address:601 (603) Court Street
City/County:Hattiesburg, Forrest County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1902
No. of Stories:2
Registration Information
NR District Name:Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood
NR Status:Contributing
Element No.:205
Mississippi Landmark Information
Designated:05-06-1988
Recorded:05-19-1988
Book/Vol. No.:V. 599, p. 106
Local Designation Information
Local District Name:Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood District
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Context/Comments
The building was enlarged and remodeled in 1928 to its present Mission Style character. The architects for the remodeling and enlargement in 1928 were N.W. Overstreet and R.W. Naef. The building ceased to be used as a public school in 1987. It was one of five former school buildings to receive renovation funding from the Department of Education in 1995-96 as part of a state grant program for historic school buildings. This building also received renovation funding from the Legislature in Senate Bill 3215 of 1999.