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Property Name Humphreys County Courthouse
Reference Number 13001082
State Mississippi
County Humphreys
Town Belzoni
Street Address
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 1/14/2014
Areas of Significance POLITICS/ GOVERNMENT, ARCHITECTURE
Link to full file http://www.nps.gov/nr/feature/places/pdfs/13001082.pdf
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The Humphreys County Courthouse in Belzoni, Mississippi is eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places for local significance under Criterion A for association with Politics/Government as the seat of county government since 1922. The Humphreys County Courthouse is also eligible for local significance under Criterion C for association with Architecture as the finest local example of a Beaux Arts style public building.

 

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