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Property Name Tanglewood
Reference Number 13000738
State Mississippi
County Hinds
Town Clinton
Street Address 301 Jefferson Street
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 9/18/2013
Areas of Significance Architecture
Link to full file http://www.nps.gov/nr/feature/places/pdfs/13000738.pdf
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Tanglewood is locally significant under Criteria C-Architecture as one of the few surviving antebellum houses in Hinds County and as a well-preserved example of the vernacular Greek Revival galleried cottage, an architectural style that was popular in Mississippi prior to the Civil War. Tanglewood was moved from its original location c. 1878, and renovated in 1926, but retains its integrity of materials, workmanship and association.

 

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