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Jefferson College, North Street, Washington, Adams County, MS

Jefferson College, North Street, Washington, Adams County, MS

 
 
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Summary

Significance: Jefferson College dates from 1802 and was the scene of several important events during the early years of the nation. Mississippi's first constitution was written and signed in the old Methodist Church, now demolished, which was located on the college campus. In 1807 Aaron Burr was arraigned for treason on the grounds. Jefferson Davis was a student at the college in 1818.
Survey number: HABS MS-4
Building/structure dates: 1817 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 70000316

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Jackson, Andrew
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Location

Washington31.57994, -91.30068
Google Map of 31.5799356, -91.3006826
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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