The Failed Preservation of Andrew Jackson Donelson’s Mississippi Home

Longtime readers will remember that I wrote a couple of posts (here and here) about Andrew Jackson Donelson's home in Bolivar County, Mississippi. The Preservation in Mississippi blog posted about the home today. The post doesn't add much more information to what I knew before, but I appreciate seeing the photos.

Andrew Jackson Donelson’s Mississippi Plantation: A Follow-up

During the early days of Jacksonian America, I wrote a post about Andrew Jackson Donelson's home in Bolivar County, Mississippi. Recently, Bob Lovinggood, a descendant of Captain J.T. Lovinggood, contacted me about photographs of the home. Captain Lovinggood owned the home after the Donelsons and sold it to the Yates family in 1912. Much of …

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Andrew Jackson Donelson’s Home in Bolivar County, Mississippi

I suspect that most historians have numerous stories and images that never make it into their books. Some of them are turned into articles; most probably stay buried in research notes. In looking through old photographs, I came across some that I took in hopes of using them for the Donelson biography. I never found a way to incorporate …

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