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Twelve Gables   (circa 1838)
220 3rd Street South
Columbus, MS 39701

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Twelve Gables is known for being "the meeting place of local ladies who met in 1866, to plan a special day to decorate the graves of the Confederate and Union soldiers in Friendship Cemetery." This ceremony led to what is now known as Memorial Day. This is a private residence.

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Nykol
I use to stay the night here when I was younger. My aunt use to clean and I would go with her, I remember it was haunted! I knew the ladies son that lived there ... would like to know more about his where abouts. Very beautiful home.
Nykol at at 10:50AM, 2011/08/21.

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Columbus Area Attractions

Baskerville Manor
Dr. Theodoric V. James Home
Rosewood Manor & Gardens
Rosedale
Friendship Cemetery
Columbus-Lowndes Public Library
Mississippi University for Women Galleries
Stephen D. Lee Home & Museum
Catfish Alley
Concord CME Church

 

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