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Leighcrest (c. 1846)

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824 7th Street North
Columbus, MS

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Leighcrest (c. 1846)
NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES
824 7th Street North

This home has been in the Leigh family since the mid-1800s. Leighcrest was originally part of a 1,000 acre estate. The homes’ gardens are among the few remaining examples of typical old Southern gardens laid out in a “parterre” arrangement. Steps lead to the terraced grounds, where walkways wind through the haven.


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