Mount Holly Plantation

Mount Holly Plantation

Location:

Highway 1 South at Lake Washington
Greenville, MS 38701

Description:

In the town of Foote is a magnificent mansion once owned by the family of Shelby Foote, the noted Civil War historian.  Mount Holly, built of slave-made brick with 14-foot ceilings and 2-foot-thick walls, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  The house is one of the finest examples of Italianate architecture in the state. (Drive-by only)