Photo at Left: The Historic Marker at King's Tavern, which depicts an incorrect date. Much, if not all, of the reporting and history of King's Tavern, as told by most, contains major errors, just as The Myrtles Plantation's fictitious embellishments.
1798 Prosper King sells the property for $50.00 to his brother, Richard King on January 18th. Whether there was a building on the site at this time is unknown.
Mississippi Department of Archives & History