Visit illustrious homes in the Columbus Historic district.

Amzi Love Home:
305 7th Street South, Columbus, MS.
Built in 1848 by Major Amzi Love for his bride Edith Wallace, this is an example of a cozy cottage type southern home in pre-Civil War days. Spring is a good time to visit, when the azaleas and wisteria are in bloom.

Blewett-Harrison-Lee Home and Museum:
316 7th Street North, Columbus, MS.
Built in 1847 by Major Thomas Garton Blewett as a private residence in the Italianate style.

Lincoln Home:
714 3rd Avenue South, Columbus, MS.
A popular bed-and-breakfast inn, the Lincoln Home restoration project won a Heritage Award from the Mississippi Heritage Trust; one of only 14 Mississippi awards bestowed in 1999.

1523 9th Street South, Columbus, MS.
Considered one of the finest examples of Italianate architecture in Mississippi.

Rosewood Manor:
719 7th Street North, Columbus, MS.
Rosewood Manor, built for a Yankee bride who would not occupy it, has a Greek Revival façade with a Federal influence.

Temple Heights:
515 9th Street North, Columbus, MS.
Open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays 10:00 - 16:00 or by appointment.

Tennessee Williams Home:
300 Main Street, Columbus, MS.
The first home of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Tennessee Williams is now the city's Welcome Center.

Waverley Plantation Mansion:
1852 Waverley Mansion Road, Columbus, MS.
One of the most photographed homes in the South, Waverley Mansion was lovingly restored to its former grandeur by the Robert Snow family, over a period of more than 25 years.

607 3rd Street South, Columbus, MS.
Built by James Walton Harris, this pillared mansion served as a hospital for Confederate soldiers during the Civil War.

Historic Places in Columbus, Mississippi.

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28.05.2014 (28.05.2014)
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