Category Archives: Pontotoc

Pontotoc Storefronts

The building to the right is a “2-story flat-roofed brick commercial building, that dates between 1925 and 1929, although the end walls could be earlier” (Sanders, 1993). The parapet is divided into two sections by piers in the middle and … Continue reading

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First Methodist Episcopal Church South, currently First United Methodist Church, Pontotoc

R. H. Hunt is attributed as the architect for the First Methodist Episcopal Church South building, constructed in 1910 (Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Resources Inventory).  Hunt formed his own firm in 1910, and had a secondary office … Continue reading

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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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