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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Lee County Mississippi Historical Sites

"543", purchased by Judge C.P. Long in 1898. It was destroyed by fire and rebuilt. In 1936, it was rebuilt again after it was destroyed by a tornado. 543 Jefferson St, Tupelo

Brice Home, owned by Capt. William R. Brice; Bethany. Source: "Hometown Mississippi", James Brieger, 1997.

(Barlow) Burrow House (aka Evelyn Burrow Bolton House); 2nd St, Saltillo

Clayton House, built 1890s by Washington Lafayette Clayton, 425 N Church St, Tupelo

Clayton Store (historical), Tupelo

Garmons Mill (historical), Bissell

(R. F.) Goodlett House (aka Frank O. Goodlett House); Broadway, Tupelo

Guntown Academy (aka Old Academy), established 1858; Guntown. Source: "Hometown Mississippi", James Brieger, 1997.

Lee County Farm (historical), Tupelo

Palmetto Methodist Church, buil 1853 on land donated by Dr. William H. Calhoun;

Palmetto. Source: "Hometown Mississippi", James Brieger, 1997.

Parker's Store (historical), Guntown

(Elvis) Presley's Birthplace, shotgun home built 1934 by Elvis Presley's father and grandfather; Elvis Presley Dr, Tupelo

Providence College, chartered 1886, closed 1891; Nettleton. Source: "Hometown Mississippi", James Brieger, 1997.

Smith's Store (historical), Ellistown

(F. L.) Spight House (aka Shuttleworth, Smith & Webb Law Offices); Broadway, Tupelo

Stewart-Anderson House (aka Kitchens House); Church St, Tupelo

Tupelo Homesteads (aka Tupelo Quarters); Co Rds 665 & 657 & Co Dr 647, Tupelo

Wood's Store (historical), Ellistown

Source: Internet