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Gulfport, Mississippi, USA

Gulfport, Harrison, MS

Gulfport was incorporated on July 28, 1898. Gulfport was founded by: William H. Hardy who was president of the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad (G&SIRR) that connected inland lumber mills to the coast, and later on, joined by Joseph T. Jones who later took over the G&SIRR, dredged the harbor in Gulfport, and opened the shipping channel to the sea.

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  • 1887 - Gulfport, Mississippi founded

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  • Gulfport was incorporated on July 28, 1898


  • News 1916 - Narrow Escape In Courthouse Fire For Jury Members. Biloxians on Collins Murder Jury Tell of Narrow Escape at Gulf Port This Morning. Judge Gleason Loses Coat At Courthouse.
    Is Awakened by Smoke About 12:30 o’clock This Morning, but is Unaware of Danger and Turns Over for Second Nap-Jury Saves Records.

    Biloxi, January...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Gulfport, a banking post-town of Harrison co., Miss., on the Louisville and Nashville and the Gulf and Ship Island Rs., 13 miles SW. of Biloxi. It...Read MORE...


  • News 1929 - Four Killed at Grade Crossing In Mississippi
    GULFORT, Miss., Jan. 1. - (AP) - Four persons were killed, two injured seriously and one slightly hurt when an automobile in which they were riding...Read MORE...


  • Gulfport, Mississippi, USA
    The First Baptist Church, Gulfport, Mississippi
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  • Gulfport, Mississippi, USA
    Angelo's Place - Facing the Sparkling Waters of the Gulf on U.S. 90
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  • Gulfport, Mississippi, USA
    Hotel Markham
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Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from Gulfport, Mississippi, USA


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The First Baptist Church, Gulfport, Mississippi
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Gulfport, Mississippi, USA
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Angelo's Place - Facing the Sparkling Waters of the Gulf on U.S. 90
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Gulfport, Mississippi, USA
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Hotel Markham
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History, News and Stories of Gulfport, Mississippi, USA

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  • 1887 - Gulfport, Mississippi founded

    www.wikipedia.org
  • Gulfport was incorporated on July 28, 1898
  • 1916
    Gulfport, a banking post-town of Harrison co., Miss., on the Louisville and Nashville and the Gulf and Ship Island Rs., 13 miles SW. of Biloxi. It... Read MORE...

  • News  1916 - Narrow Escape In Courthouse Fire For Jury Members. Biloxians on Collins Murder Jury Tell of Narrow Escape at Gulf Port This Morning. Judge Gleason Loses Coat At Courthouse.
    Is Awakened by Smoke About 12:30 o’clock This Morning, but is Unaware of Danger and Turns Over for Second Nap-Jury Saves Records.

    Biloxi, January... Read MORE...

  • News  1929 - Four Killed at Grade Crossing In Mississippi
    GULFORT, Miss., Jan. 1. - (AP) - Four persons were killed, two injured seriously and one slightly hurt when an automobile in which they were riding... Read MORE...

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