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

Gautier School

 
 
Gautier School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, June 18, 2009
1. Gautier School Marker
Inscription. Built in 1940, the Gautier School replaced the Lyon School, built in 1918 and located 3 miles west at Hilda. The Lyon School consolidated other schools in the area, including the "Little Red Schoolhouse," built in 1890 by Walter Gautier. The "Little Red Schoolhouse" was located about 500 yards south of this site.
 
Erected 2000 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 30° 23.058′ N, 88° 36.987′ W. Marker is in Gautier, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker is on De La Pointe Drive 0.1 miles south of U.S. 90, on the right when traveling south. 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. Historic Gautier Cemetery (approx. mile away); New Era Missionary Baptist Church (approx. mile away); The Old Place (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fernando Gautier and Sons Sawmill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Creosote Works (approx. half a mile away);
Gautier School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, June 18, 2009
2. Gautier School Marker
Twelve Oaks (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pascagoula Fire Fighters (approx. 3.8 miles away); Graveline (approx. 3.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gautier.
 
Categories. Education
 
1940 - - Gautier School image. Click for full size.
By Delores Macfarland, circa 1940
3. 1940 - - Gautier School
Gautier Grammar School, Circa 1940
Gautier Grammar School in 2014 image. Click for full size.
By Delores Macfarland, 2014
4. Gautier Grammar School in 2014
Originally built 1940
Old Lyons school student body, image. Click for full size.
By Delores Macfarland, circa 1939
5. Old Lyons school student body,
Students transferred to 1940 Gautier Grammar School
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 926 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi.   3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Delores Macfarland of Gautier, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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