Location Information
(for the Edwards House)
Name:Edwards House [McDonald House]
Address:119 Washington Street
City/County:Bay St. Louis, Hancock County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1909
Architectural Styles(s):Craftsman
No. of Stories:1.5
Registration Information
NR District Name:Old Bay St. Louis
NR Status:Contributing
Element No.:887
MPS:Historic Resources of Bay St. Louis
Mississippi Landmark Information
Recorded:10-03-2012
Book/Vol. No.:2012/9965
Brief Description
119 Washington Street is a one-and-one-half story, rectangular plan, wood frame Craftsman Bungalow that is supported by a foundation of brick piers, is clad with wooden shingles, and is sheltered by a multi-gable roof sheathed with faux slate shingles. Character defining features include a wraparound porch with paired tapered columns supported by a random rubble wall, decorative window boxes, 12/1 double-hung wood sash windows and paired 10-light casement windows, exposed rafters, and decorative beams.
Historic Information
119 Washington Street is an excellent example of a Craftsman Bungalow, a building type nationally popular between 1905 and 1930, and popular in Bay St. Louis between 1905 and the end of World War II.