Harrison County MSGenWeb: History


Excerpts from Memorials of a Southern Planter (link to Pass Christian Historical Society)
Flags Over Mississippi (link to Mississippi History Now)
Gulf & Ship Island Railroad History (link to Sam Lindsey's site)
Harrison County History from Rowland's Mississippi: The Heart of the South (link to MSGenWeb Project)
History of Mississippi Flags (link to Ole Miss)
History Repeats Itself on the Famous Biloxi Schooners (link to Maritime Museum)

Mississippi Under British Rule - British West Florida (link to Mississippi History Now)
National Register of Historic Places
Penicault Narrative (link to Pass Christian Historical Society)
Pierre LeMoyne Sieur d'Iberville and the Establishment of Biloxi (link to personal site)
William Bartram's Travel Diary (1777) (link to Pass Christian Historical Society)

Businesses & Business-Related Buildings

Magnolia Hotel (now Mardi Gras Museum) (link to city of Biloxi)
Saenger Theatre (link to their site)
Trade Palace (link to their site)


History of Trinity Church (link to the Pass Christian church's web site)

Cities & Islands

Brief History of Pass Christian (link to Pass Christian Historic Preservation Commission)
Cat Island Remembered (link to Pass Christian Historical Society)
History of Gulfport (link to City of Gulfport) [choose History in the sidebar]
History of Hurricanes in the Western Florida Panhandle, 1559-1999 (link to Eglin AFB) [contains info on MS hurricanes]
Mrs. Margaret C. Farrell Oral History of Pass Christian (link to Pass Christian Historical Society)
Mrs. Mary E. Brandt Oral History of Pass Christian (link to Pass Christian Historical Society)
Pass Christian [excerpt from Along the Coast, ca. 1895] (link to Pass Christian Historical Society)
Ship Island (link to Ship Island Excursions)
Ship Island Lighthouse (at Lighthouse Friends)
Ship Island People (at Gulf Islands National Seashore)
Story of Biloxi (link to City of Biloxi)
Theodore Roosevelt on Trip to Pass Christian (link to Pass Christian Historical Society)
Year-by-Year Chronology of Pass Christian (link to Pass Christian Historical Society)


Bel Aire Elementary School
D'Iberville Elementary School
D'Iberville High School
D'Iberville Middle School
Harrison Central High School
Harrison County Child Development Center
Harrison County Vo-Tech
Lizana Elementary School
Lyman Elementary School
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
North Gulfport Seventh and Eighth Grade School
Orange Grove Elementary School
Pineville Elementary School
Saucier Elementary School
Woolmarket Elementary School


Old Brick House (link to City of Biloxi)
Tullis-Toledano Manor (link to city of Biloxi)
Tullis-Toledano Manor (link to Weaver & Associates for archaeological assessment)


Hurricane Camille (link to Maritime Museum)
Hurricane Camille (link to Harrison County Library System)
Hurricane Camille (link to Beauvoir)
Hurricane Camille (link to Wikipedia)

Hurricane Camille Memorial Wall (link to Episcopal Church of the Redeemer - Biloxi, MS)
Hurricanes of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Collection (link to USM)
A Look Back at Hurricane Camille (link to USA Today)
Thirty Years After Hurricane Camille: Lessons Learned, Lessons Lost (link to Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Colorado/CIRES)

Jefferson Davis & the Confederacy

Beauvoir (link to Jefferson Davis' home)
Jefferson Davis resources


Gulfport-Carnegie Public Library
Harrison County Library History


Armed Forces Retirement Home History (link to their site)
Fort Massachusetts (at Gulf Islands National Seashore)
Mississippi Ex-Confederates Meet at Mississippi City (link to article at The Olden Times)
Seabees: US Naval Construction Force (link to their site which contains info on Gulfport facility)


Gulfport Yacht Club (link to their site)

"If you teach them where they come from, they won't need as much help finding where they are going!"
               Cordelia Carothers " Aunt Dee" Geoghegan (1894-1987)


Return to Index


County Coordinator: Ann Allen Geoghegan

State Coordinator

Assistant State Coordinators


Copyright © 2005 - Present by MSGenWeb Project. All rights reserved. Individual submissions remain property of copyright owner or submitter.