“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Columbus in Lowndes County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)


Waverley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, December 6, 2011
1. Waverley Marker
Inscription. W. 5 mi. Built in 1852 by Col. Geo. H. Young, who used own plant for gas lighting. In Civil War housed refugee girls from Memphis & New Orleans. Site of organization of National Fox Hunters Association.
Erected 1965 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 33° 33.794′ N, 88° 25.983′ W. Marker is near Columbus, Mississippi, in Lowndes County. Marker is at the intersection of Alternate U.S. 45 and State Highway 50, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 45Alternate . Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus MS 39705, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Waverley (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry Armstrong (approx. 3 miles away); Military Road (approx. 4 miles away); Joshua Lawrence Meador (approx. 4.3 miles away); S.D. Lee Home (approx. 4.4 miles away); James T. Harrison Home (approx. 4.4 miles away); Walter "Red" Barber (approx. 4.5 miles away); Baldwin Locomotive No. 601 (approx. 4.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
Categories. War, US Civil
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 18 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 18, 2016.
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