DeSoto County Courthouse

The DeSoto County Courthouse is the anchor of Hernando square, designated as a Mississippi Landmark, was built in 1942 after the previous French Castle courthouse burned in 1940. Learn the history of famed Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto, who explored this area in 1541 and 1542, through the restored paintings that depict DeSoto’s voyage to discover the Mississippi river.

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Location

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Latitude: 34.823105 Longitude: -89.994127 Elevation: 393 ft

Time Period Represented

1940-Present

Visitor Fees (if any)

Free

Seasons Open

All seasons; Open Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

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