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Pike County Courthouse: Arrest Location in 1960s fight for justice

Susan Enzweiler in the nomination form for the Magnolia post office called the Classical Revival courthouse “…unsympathetically remodeled.”  Originally constructed in 1883, it was remodeled/ “rebuilt” circa 1917  by the Magnolia born Xavier A. Kramer, architect (Mississippi Department of Archives … Continue reading

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Marshall County Courthouse

Architect Fletcher Sloan designed the Italianate, Colonial Revival styled courthouse in Holly Springs, and Spires Boling built it.  Sloan went on to become the assistant state architect for Mississippi in 1872.  The design resembles the Lafayette County courthouse in Oxford … Continue reading

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