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Biloxi in Harrison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Woolmarket

 
 
Woolmarket Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, June 12, 2009
1. Woolmarket Marker
Inscription. S. 3 mi. Once center of wool industry. Here on July 16, 1910, three rural schools formed Woolmarket Vocational High School, considered to be the first consolidated high school in the state.
 
Erected 1954 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Location. 30° 28.346′ N, 88° 56.685′ W. Marker is in Biloxi, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of Woolmarket Road and Old Highway 67 (Old Mississippi Road 67), on the right when traveling east on Woolmarket Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Biloxi MS 39532, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Brick House (approx. 5.6 miles away); Beauvoir (approx. 5.7 miles away); Pierre LeMoyne Sieur d'Iberville (approx. 6 miles away); City of Biloxi, Mississippi (approx. 6 miles away); Moran Site (approx. 6 miles away); Robinson-Maloney-Dantzler House (approx. 6 miles away); Biloxi Lighthouse (approx. 6 miles away); a different marker also named Biloxi Lighthouse (approx. 6 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Biloxi.
 
More about this marker. Note the bullet holes.
 
Additional comments.
Woolmarket Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, June 12, 2009
2. Woolmarket Marker

1. New Marker
I passed by the marker the other day and it has been replaced by a brand new one. I liked the old one better, with the Buckshot holes in it. It had been there for many many years.

Editor's Note: Thank you for updating us on this marker's replacement.
    — Submitted February 22, 2011, by Steve DuRocher of Biloxion, hostage of Gulfport, Mississippi.

 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 1,412 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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