Benjamin Franklin Liddon

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Benjamin Franklin Liddon was a businessman and civic leader who designed buildings in Corinth, Mississippi, where he lived, including a theater and his home.[1]

He designed the Corinth Coliseum Theatre, at 404 Taylor Street a Mississippi Landmark that is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2][3] After being used for live performances and films it was readapted for use as a civic center.[4]

His home is known as the Benjamin Liddon Castle or Benjamin Liddon House.[5] He helped establish a cooperative to bring electricity to more Corinth residents.[6]

He married to Letitia Borroum, daughter of Dr. Andrew Jackson Borroum.[7]


  1. Ables, Jesse; Parrish, LuAnne (June 1, 2012). "Corinth". Arcadia Publishing – via Google Books.
  2. "Coliseum Theatre Historical Marker".
  4. "The Pelican Guide to Old Homes of Mississippi: Columbus and the North". Pelican Publishing – via Google Books.
  5. "Liddon Castle, Corinth". February 18, 2011.
  6. Helton, E. L. (May 13, 2020). "The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Early Construction Projects In Text And Photographs". Jeffrey Frank Jones – via Google Books.
  7. Revolution, Daughters of the American (June 1, 1921). "Lineage Book of the Charter Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution". Daughters of the American Revolution – via Google Books.

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