Beauvoir, The Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library, Biloxi, MS Photos

Beauvoir (built 1848) was the home of Jefferson Davis (1877-89) where former Confederate President retired to write his "Rise and "Fall of the Confederate Government". Sitting opposite the beach at Biloxi, MS, the house is now operated as a museum house while the large reception building functions as the Davis presidential library and a Confederate museum.

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Beauvoir home of Jefferson Davis where former Confederate President wrote "Rise and "Fall of the Confederate Government". Biloxi, MS.Ocean view from front porch at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Guest house at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Guest house at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Beauvoir (1848) home of Jefferson Davis where former Confederate President wrote "Rise and "Fall of the Confederate Government". Biloxi, MS.Ocean view from front porch at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Guest house at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Guest house at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Glass panels on front door at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Central hall at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Central hall at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Painting of woman at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Glass panels on front door at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Central hall at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Central hall at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Painting of woman at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Central hall painted ceiling at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Ceiling detail in central hall at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Ceiling detail in central hall at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Ceiling detail in central hall at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Central hall painted ceiling at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Ceiling detail in central hall at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Ceiling detail in central hall at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Ceiling detail in central hall at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Ceiling detail in central hall at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.George Town tall clock by John Turnbull at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Detail of George Town tall clock by John Turnbull at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Painting of Beauvoir at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Ceiling detail in central hall at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.George Town tall clock by John Turnbull at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Detail of George Town tall clock by John Turnbull at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Painting of Beauvoir at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Female portrait at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Pocket door beside bureau at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Half-tester bed at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Foot of half-tester bed at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Female portrait at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Pocket door beside bureau at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Half-tester bed at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Foot of half-tester bed at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Rocking chairs at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Wash basin & pitcher at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Detail of original corner paint remaining on bedroom ceiling at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Marble table & chairs at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Rocking chairs at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Wash basin & pitcher at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Detail of original corner paint remaining on bedroom ceiling at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Marble table & chairs at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Portrait of Jefferson Davis at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Mirror at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Square grand piano at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Parlor seen through pocket doors at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Portrait of Jefferson Davis at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Mirror at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Square grand piano at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Parlor seen through pocket doors at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Table with glass lamp at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Convex mirror over clock at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Recamier couch at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Sideboard at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Table with glass lamp at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Convex mirror over clock at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Recamier couch at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Sideboard at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Parlor chairs at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Parlor ceiling painting detail at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Bedroom at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Headboard in bedroom at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Parlor chairs at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Parlor ceiling painting detail at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Bedroom at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Headboard in bedroom at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Washbasin set & washstand at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Woven wall hanging in bedroom at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Bedroom fireplace at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Painting with two women at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Washbasin set & washstand at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Woven wall hanging in bedroom at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Bedroom fireplace at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Painting with two women at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Doll in toy chair at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Slant-top desk painted with scenes with armchair at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Looking into bedroom with half tester bed past pocket doors at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Chest of drawers with mirror at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Doll in toy chair at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Slant-top desk painted with scenes with armchair at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Looking into bedroom with half tester bed past pocket doors at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Chest of drawers with mirror at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Davis family portrait at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Cistern at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Louvered slats of shutters at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Cypress cabinet by George Kaspar Vierling made for Jefferson Davis family at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Davis family portrait at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Cistern at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Louvered slats of shutters at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Cypress cabinet (1879) by George Kaspar Vierling made for Jefferson Davis family at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Jefferson Davis bedroom at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Shaving mirror stand in Jefferson Davis bedroom at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Varina Davis bedroom with crazy quilt at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Bathtub in Varina Davis bedroom at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Jefferson Davis bedroom at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Shaving mirror stand in Jefferson Davis bedroom at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Varina Davis bedroom with crazy quilt at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Bathtub in Varina Davis bedroom at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Dining room at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Sideboard carved with animals in dining room at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Dining room china at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Dining room plate warmer at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Dining room at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Sideboard carved with animals in dining room at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Dining room china at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Dining room plate warmer at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Garden with horse-drawn wagon at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Spanish moss at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Tomb of the Confederate unknown soldier in Veteran's Cemetery at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Confederate Veteran's Cemetery at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Garden with horse-drawn wagon at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Spanish moss at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Tomb of the Confederate unknown soldier in Veteran's Cemetery at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Confederate Veteran's Cemetery at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Confederate Veteran's Cemetery at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Great blue heron at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Jefferson Davis presidential library & museum at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Jefferson Davis presidential library & museum at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Confederate Veteran's Cemetery at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Great blue heron (Ardea herodias) at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Jefferson Davis presidential library & museum at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Jefferson Davis presidential library & museum at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Visitor bench in Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Jefferson Davis statue at his presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Jefferson Davis with his dog Traveler portrait by Joel T. Bailey at his presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Jefferson Davis family tree at his presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Visitor bench in Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Jefferson Davis statue at his presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Jefferson Davis with his dog Traveler portrait by Joel T. Bailey at his presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Jefferson Davis family tree at his presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Clark Barteau, Andrew Johnson, Mark P. Lowrey & Samuel G. French - Confederate leader photos at Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.PGT Beauregard, Alfred Mouton, Nathan Bedford Forrest & John S. Bowen - Confederate leader photos at Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.J. Dorsey Pender, William B. Bate, Jeb Stuart & Dewitt Smith Jobe - Confederate leader photos at Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.James Dearing, Dotson Ramseur, Abe Burford & Champ Ferguson - Confederate leader photos at Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Clark Barteau, Andrew Johnson, Mark P. Lowrey & Samuel G. French - Confederate leader photos at Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.PGT Beauregard, Alfred Mouton, Nathan Bedford Forrest & John S. Bowen - Confederate leader photos at Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.J. Dorsey Pender, William B. Bate, Jeb Stuart & Dewitt Smith Jobe - Confederate leader photos at Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.James Dearing, Dotson Ramseur, Abe Burford & Champ Ferguson - Confederate leader photos at Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Charles L. Lumsden, Dewitt Smith, & Gen. & Mrs. William Giles Harding - Confederate leader photos at Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.William E. Grumble Jones, A. Powell Hill, Albert G. Jenkins & John H. Kelly - Confederate leader photos at Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Gens. Edward Johnson, Daniel H. Reynolds, Randall Lee Gibson & Jesse L. Finley - Confederate leader photos at Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Confederate camp tent & supplies in Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Charles L. Lumsden, Dewitt Smith, & Gen. & Mrs. William Giles Harding - Confederate leader photos at Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.William E. Grumble Jones, A. Powell Hill, Albert G. Jenkins & John H. Kelly - Confederate leader photos at Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Gens. Edward Johnson, Daniel H. Reynolds, Randall Lee Gibson & Jesse L. Finley - Confederate leader photos at Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Confederate camp tent & supplies in Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Confederate rifle caps & belt buckles in Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Confederate buttons & belt buckles in Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Confederate canteens in Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Confederate cavalry saddle in Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.
Confederate rifle caps & belt buckles in Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Confederate buttons & belt buckles in Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Confederate canteens in Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.Confederate cavalry saddle in Jefferson Davis presidential library at Beauvoir. Biloxi, MS.

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