MARCH 29, 2009

Published 12:00 am Sunday, March 29, 2009

Known as the Wheeler House before the War Between the States, this home on Harrison Street was later changed in appearance and was the Vicksburg Infirmary, a private hospital owned by Dr. B.B. Martin Sr. and later, his son, before being demolished in the 1970s to make room for an annex to First Baptist Church. The photo is from the Old Court House Museum collection.

Historic photos taken in and around Vicksburg are featured on Sundays in The Vicksburg Post. Many of the photos are from the J. Mack Moore Collection at the Old Court House Museum. Though not all photos were taken by Mr. Moore, they are part of the collection given to the museum by longtime Vicksburg Post managing editor Charles J. Faulk. Appropriate photos from the public will also be accepted and published. To submit a photo, contact Karen Gamble at 636-4545.

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