James C. Purnell House

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James C. Purnell House
James C. Purnell House is located in Mississippi
James C. Purnell House
James C. Purnell House is located in the US
James C. Purnell House
Location 504 Summit St., Winona, Mississippi
Coordinates 33°28′59″N 89°44′4″W / 33.48306°N 89.73444°W / 33.48306; -89.73444Coordinates: 33°28′59″N 89°44′4″W / 33.48306°N 89.73444°W / 33.48306; -89.73444
Area 3.1 acres (1.3 ha)
Built 1873
Architectural style Greek Revival, Italianate
NRHP Reference # 90001077[1]
Added to NRHP July 12, 1990

The James C Purnell House is at 504 Summit Street in Winona, Mississippi.

The house was built in 1873 by Major Frank Hawkins, a prominent business man and builder. The architecture is a combination of Greek revival and Italinate. Upon his death in 1896 the home fell to his daughter Mamie and her husband James C Purnell. Mr Purnell was an important figure in early Winona. He was a businessman, philanthropist, city official and builder of Winona's first public school. The home was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.


References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.