Elementary School – Port Gibson MS

Description

The one-story Colonial Revival brick building was constructed by a $14,318 grant from Public Works Administration approved 9/26/1938. Construction began 12/19/1938 and was completed 7/29/1939 for a total cost of $31,585. Edgar Lucian Malvaney designed the building and it was constructed by Flint-Jordan Construction Company. It remains in use as a school. Replacement doors and windows have been installed, but the interior retains its floor plan.

Source notes

Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Historic Resources Inventory, ## 021-PGB-0319.2-NRE.
Retrieved June 2, 2021 from: https://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/rpt.aspx?rpt=publicPropSearch&Name=&StreetNo=&StreetName=&City=Port%20Gibson&County=Any

Report No. 5. Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects. Region No. 3 Mississippi. (January 3, 1940). Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division, p. 106.

PWA Aided in Construction of 228 School Buildings in State; Complete List Given. (Sep 25, 1939). Clarion-Ledger, p. 10.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on September 6, 2021.

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Location Info


161 Ramsey Street
Port Gibson, MS 39150

Coordinates: 31.94161, -90.98318

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