Porter House (Raymond, Mississippi)

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Porter House
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Porter House (Raymond, Mississippi) is located in Mississippi
Porter House (Raymond, Mississippi)
Porter House (Raymond, Mississippi) is located in the US
Porter House (Raymond, Mississippi)
Nearest city Raymond, Mississippi
Coordinates 32°15′41″N 90°25′21″W / 32.26139°N 90.42250°W / 32.26139; -90.42250Coordinates: 32°15′41″N 90°25′21″W / 32.26139°N 90.42250°W / 32.26139; -90.42250
Built c. 1850
Architectural style vernacular Greek Revival
MPS Raymond and Vicinity MRA
NRHP Reference # 86001702[1]
Added to NRHP July 15, 1986

Porter House, also known as The Farm or Porter Family Homestead, in Raymond, Mississippi, is a vernacular Greek Revival house that was built in c. 1850. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986 at its original location, about three miles southeast of Raymond. It was moved to a location in Raymond in 2004 and has been renovated.[2]

In 1986 it was deemed "architecturally significant because it is the only example of a one-room deep, ante-bellum, Greek Revival cottage" in the Raymond area that was surveyed.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b Anson Bob Chunn and Jean J. Chunn (November 1, 2006). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Porter House (previously identified as Porter Family Homestead) (relocation and additional documentation) / Cedarwood" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved November 17, 2016.  with 18 photos