Vernacular Architecture

Tag Tuesday: 1810-1819

This week’s Tag Tuesday post is brought to you by the semi-circular (or round) arch and elliptical fanlight so characteristic of the Federal style that was coming into its own in the second decade of the nineteenth century. How many… Read More ›

Cumbest Bluff Water Tank

About 15 miles north of Pascagoula on Highway 63, sits the community of Cumbest Bluff.  Simon Cumbest(1755-1820) who first settled on the Pascagoula River in 1799 was the progenitor of the Mississippi Cumbest clan.  Cumbest Bluff gained its name in 1832 when John… Read More ›