765 E Scenic Dr
This two-story, brick, five-bay, Colonial Revival dwelling was built in 1972. It has a Tuscan-columned porte-cochere on its east end.
Prior owners were Lee Spence, William Geddes
Historic Note: The house was built on the site of Dixie White House,
which had been
severely damaged during Hurricane Camille in 1969.
Partial Abstract Information from Harrison County Courthouse Deed Book Archives
830, 210 5-16-1978
For $10 plus considerations and assumption of $42,377.69 Mortgage balance, Lee & Sarah Ann Spence conveyed to Wilburt and Margery Geddes Gulf Front property commencing 123.75' west of Lang Avenue and equal 123.75' lot frontage by depth of 238.03' along Eastern line adjoining 767 W Beach corner lot at Lang Ave and 339.65' on Western line adjoining 757 W Beach.
Being part of HHS Lot #32
S= Gulf, N= Messersmith formerly Collins, W= Bittenbender formerly Lemarie, E= Dawsey.
764, 275 12-18-1975 Warranty Deed See 1975 Survey
For $10, Lee and Sarah Ann Spence sold to Donald and Virginia Collins a 15' wide easement road along the western side of the above described property. This road provides access from Scenic Drive to a land-locked lot to the rear of the above described property.
Find the other Deed Sale – Spence to Collins
669, 151 8-16-1971 Warranty Deed See 1970 Survey
For $10, Floyd J Logan sold to Lee and Sarah Ann Spence the divided former Dixie White House Lot, being the 123.75' wide Western half.
Mortgage Bk 643, 473 8-29-1972
Lee and Sara Spence Mortgage Note for $50,000 with Hancock Bank for house purchase
DB 16, 40
Ada Hortense Lots and Irene Davis