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Belmont Plantation (Wayside, Mississippi) is located in Mississippi
Belmont Plantation (Wayside, Mississippi)
Location in Mississippi
Belmont Plantation (Wayside, Mississippi) is located in the United States
Belmont Plantation (Wayside, Mississippi)
Location in the United States
Location Jct. of MS 1 and 438, Wayside, Mississippi
Area 6.4 acres (2.6 ha)
Built 1857 (1857)
NRHP reference No. 72000702
Added to NRHP April 11, 1972

Belmont Plantation is an Antebellum plantation in Wayside, Washington County, Mississippi.

Location

The plantation is located in Wayside, Washington County, Mississippi.

History

The mansion was built in 1857 by W.W. Worthington. It was plundered by Union forces in 1863, in the midst of the American Civil War of 1861-1865.

It was turned into the Belmont Hunting Lodge by Mississippi Governor Dennis Murphree in 1946.

It is a wedding & event space, luxury hunting lodge, and group bed & breakfast.

Heritage significance

It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since April 11, 1972.

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