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Children's Homes and Institutions in Mississippi, USA

(With foundation date, operator, number of Male/Female places, age for admission, and type of children received, where known.)

  • Palmer Orphanage, Coumbus
    (1898; Presbyterian Synods of Louisiana and Mississippi; Destitute orphan children; 21M/40F)
  • Mississippi Baptist Orphanage, Bailey Avenue, Jackson
    (1893; Private corporation (Baptist); Orphan children; 81M/113F)
  • Methodist Orphanage, West Street, Jackson
    (1898; Methodist Episcopal Church, South; Destitute orphan children, from 2 to 11; 63M/100F)
  • Masonic Orphans' Home, Twenty-third Avenue and Twenty-fifth Street, Meridian
    (1908; Masonic Grand Lodge of Mississippi; Masons' orphan children, from 2 to 14; 24M/49F)
  • St Mary's Female Orphan Asylum, Jefferson and Rankin Streets, Natchez
    (1846; Sisters of Charity (St Vincent de Paul); Orphan, abandoned, and destitute girls; 68F)
  • Protestant Orphan Asylum, North Union Street, Natchez
    (1816; Private organization; Orphan and destitute children; 30M+F)
  • Devereux Hall Asylum, Natchez
    (1865; Brothers of the Sacred Heart; Orphan boys, from 2 to 14; 44M)