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Gautier in Jackson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Twelve Oaks
 
Twelve Oaks Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stephen Bell, June 19, 2011
1. Twelve Oaks Marker
 
Inscription. Built ca. 1896 by Henry Gautier (1848-1921) for his second wife, Laura Canty. Henry Gautier was the eldest son of Fernando Gautier. The house is located in the Helen Moro Spanish land grant claim and was build on the site of the McRae Hotel, a pre-Civil Ware vacation resort for coastal area residents.
 
Erected 2000 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 30° 22.473′ N, 88° 37.148′ W. Marker is in Gautier, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker is on Graveline Road 0.2 miles south of Old Spanish Trail, on the right when traveling east. 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 13 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. Creosote Works (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fernando Gautier and Sons Sawmill (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Old Place (approx. 0.7 miles away); Gautier School (approx. 0.7 miles away); New Era Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Historic Gautier Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Pascagoula Fire Fighters (approx. 3.8 miles away); Ocean Springs World War I Memorial (approx. 12.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gautier.
 
Twelve Oaks Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stephen Bell, June 19, 2011
2. Twelve Oaks Marker
 
 
Gate by Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stephen Bell, June 19, 2011
3. Gate by Marker
 
 
What was beyond the gate? Photo, Click for full size
By Stephen Bell, June 19, 2011
4. What was beyond the gate?
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2011, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 614 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 21, 2011, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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