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Gautier in Jackson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Old Place

 
 
The Old Place Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stephen Bell, March 4, 2009
1. The Old Place Marker
Inscription. Built c. 1867, by Fernando Upton Gautier and his wife, Theresa Fayard Gautier. The Gautiers moved to this area from Biloxi and established the F. Gautier and Sons Sawmill in 1866. The house is built from native pine cut at the sawmill, which closed in 1906. The community adopted the name Gautier about 1910.
 
Erected 1996 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 30° 22.921′ N, 88° 36.733′ W. Marker is in Gautier, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker is on Oak Street 0.1 miles north of De La Pointe Drive, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gautier MS 39553, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fernando Gautier and Sons Sawmill (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Gautier Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Creosote Works (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gautier School (approx. 0.3 miles away); New Era Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Twelve Oaks (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pascagoula Fire Fighters (approx. 3.5 miles away); Graveline (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gautier.
 
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The Old Place Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stephen Bell, March 4, 2009
2. The Old Place Marker
The Old Place Photo, Click for full size
By Stephen Bell, March 4, 2009
3. The Old Place
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 1,081 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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