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The retirement home of the Confederate President Jefferson Davis, the Beauvoir is a historic building constructed in the mid 1800s in Biloxi, Mississippi. The name of the property means, ?Beautiful to view?, referring to its scenery and architecture.

The Beauvoir was initially owned and built by James Brown around 1848. It was then sold to Frank Johnston, and then to Sarah Anne Ellis Dorsey, who introduced and left the property to Jefferson Davis on her will. This is where Davis met his demise in 1889.

The Beauvoir now operates as a historic house museum. It features the cottage-style main house, old Confederate veterans home, gift shop, botanical garden, Confederate Soldier Museum, cemetery, and the Jefferson Davis Presidential Library and Museum. Sadly, some of these were badly damaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, but restorations were already held.
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