Biloxi Lighthouse

Biloxi Lighthouse

TITLE: Biloxi Lighthouse

CAPTION: Constructed in 1848, 65 feet high with a revolving stairway and ladder through the center. During the War Between the States, the lens of the Lighthouse was removed and buried until after the war, when it was returned unharmed. When Lincoln was assasinated, the Lighthouse was painted black and was said to be the only public building in the South to be draped in mourning. Located on U.S. 90 Highway, Biloxi, Mississippi.
POSTCARD ID: DS-1A
PUBLISHER: Pub. by Deep South Specialties, Inc., Jackson, MS
Color Photo by Chauncey T. Hinman
POSTMARK: Biloxi, MISS JUN 191956

Famous Biloxi Lighthouse on West Beach, Biloxi, Mississippi

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TITLE: Famous Biloxi Lighthouse on West Beach, Biloxi, Mississippi
CAPTION: THIS BEAUTIFUL AND HISTORIC LIGHTHOUSE was built of cast iron in 1848 and tended for over 60 years by women keepers. It’s 65 feet of gleaming white tower lends charm to Biloxi’s beautiful beach.
POSTCARD ID: BX-109
PUBLISHER: Gulfport Printing Co., Gulfport, MISS
POSTMARK: None – Unused Postcard