Category Archives: Greek Revival/Gothic Revival

Oldest House in Pontotoc

How old is the oldest house in Pontotoc?  As old as 180 years, or as young as 172 years, depending on whose reference one uses.  Mississippi Department of Archives and History puts it at 1832 construction, the oldest of the … Continue reading

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Christ Episcopal Church in Holly Springs

Christ Episcopal in Holly Springs was constructed in 1858 in the Gothic Revival style (Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Resources Inventory database).  From the nomination form for the East Holly Springs historic district (National Register of Historic Places): … Continue reading

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Old St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

The Old St. Joseph Church was built in 1840, originally for Christ Episcopal.  The Greek Revival/Gothic Revival church was sold to the Catholics in 1857 when Christ Episcopal built a new church (MDAH Historic Resources Inventory).  It was moved to … Continue reading

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