I. T. Montgomery House

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I. T. Montgomery House
Isaiah Thornton Montgomery House, West Main Street, Mound Bayou (Bolivar County, Mississippi).jpg
I. T. Montgomery House
I. T. Montgomery House is located in Mississippi
I. T. Montgomery House
Location West Main Street, Mound Bayou, Mississippi
Coordinates 33°52′37.25″N 90°43′43.6″W / 33.8770139°N 90.728778°W / 33.8770139; -90.728778Coordinates: 33°52′37.25″N 90°43′43.6″W / 33.8770139°N 90.728778°W / 33.8770139; -90.728778
Built 1910
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 76001092
USMS # 011-MBU-0001-NHL-ML
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 11, 1976[2]
Designated NHL May 11, 1976[3]
Designated USMS August 13, 2003[1]

I. T. Montgomery House in West Main Street, Mound Bayou, Mississippi, USA, was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1976[3][4] and a Mississippi Landmark in 2003.[1] It was the home of Isaiah Thornton Montgomery, (21 May 1847 - 5 March 1924), a former slave, who with his cousin Benjamin Green founded Mound Bayou in 1887. Montgomery lived in the home from 1910 to 1924.


  1. ^ a b "Mississippi Landmarks". Mississippi Department of Archives and History. May 2008. Retrieved April 20, 2009. 
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  3. ^ a b "I. T. Montgomery House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-10-22. 
  4. ^ Lynne Gomez Graves (October 30, 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: I. T. Montgomery House" (pdf). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 2 photos, exterior, from 1974 and undated. PDF (981 KB)