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AM21-074, April 10, 1958


Form of Material

Metropolitan Development Co., Inc. (Jackson, Miss.) letter advertising lots in Lake Ridgelea subdivision. Post Script: "Sale of property is restricted to persons of the wite race only…"


  • April 10, 1958

Conditions Governing Access

Noncirculating; available for research.

Biographical / Historical

Lake Ridgelea Subdivision was developed in 1956 by The Metropolitan Development Co,. Inc. Lake Ridgelea Subdivision was first developed to be a weekend fish camp, but as the area became more populated owners decided to make this their home. The area consist of approximately 610 lots and currently has approximately 300 residents. There are 2 lakes, parks and several smaller public areas for members to enjoy their leisure time.

Lake Ridgelea is located on Gary Road which is located between Terry Road and Davis Road in the new city of Byram. Lake Ridgelea Subdivision is a populated place located in southern Hinds County.


1 Item

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Purchased with Culpepper funds

Date of Receipt: November 2019

Repository Details

Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository

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