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Shamrock: 1934

Shamrock: 1934

March 29, 1934. Vicksburg, Mississippi. "Shamrock (Porterfield residence), Oak Street, northwest elevation. Structure erected 1851." And demolished in 1936. Photo by Ralph Clynne, Historic American Buildings Survey. View full size.

 

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2020 Oak Street

At least according to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

Some of the buildings in the background may still be there along Washington street, after looking at Bing bird's eye view.

"During the late war, Grant shelled the house for three weeks, thinking it was Pemberton’s headquarters, but Providence held a protecting hand over and about the beautiful home, and but one shell touched it."

You can find more history and architectural plans of the house over at Preservation in Mississippi.

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