1857 - Brashear Academy - Port Gibson, MS
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member linkys
N 31° 57.564 W 090° 58.893
15R E 690754 N 3537713
Quick Description: Built for an early female school in a small Mississippi town, today it is owned by a church.
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 9/20/2011 4:42:36 AM
Waymark Code: WMCM91
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 1

Long Description:
Stone over the door reads:

Brashear Academy
Erected in

From the town tour sign in front of this building:


407 Walnut. 1857 Greek Revival. Erected as a school for young ladies. Brashear Academy became Chamberlain-Hunt Acadamey after the Civil War. Thereafter used as a public school until purchased by the First Presbyterian Church.
Year of construction: 1857

Full inscription:
Brashear Academy Erected in 1857

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