Warren Port Commission Moves Again to Destroy Ceres

According to Alan Huffman’s blog, the Warren County Port Commission is on the warpath again in its ongoing quest to demolish the main house at Ceres Plantation. Read all about it here.

Ceres Plantation, a rare surviving example of a pre-Civil War plantation house complex, is slated for demolition despite its 2011 listing by the Mississippi Heritage Trust among the state’s 10 Most Endangered Historic Properties — and despite efforts of preservationists to find a buyer to restore or move the buildings.

In case you are just joining this story, here are some MissPres posts from a while back to catch you up:

As you can see, we’ve been following this story for a while, but the Warren Port Commission has remained determined to have even more vacant land in its “Ceres Research & Industrial Interplex.”

Categories: Demolition/Abandonment, Vicksburg

2 replies

  1. How much were they asking for Ceres Plantation??


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