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Fulton in Itawamba County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Cedars

 
 
The Cedars Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 4, 2016
1. The Cedars Marker
Inscription. Also known as the Cates~Gaither House, this one-story Greek Revival~style planters cottage was built in ca. 1859 by ship builder and merchant Pleasant Cates. The heavy framing includes original pegged joints. Named for the cedar trees on the original site, "The Cedars" was sold to William Gaither in 1901. The house was moved 110 feet west of its original location in 2012. One of the two antebellum houses in Fulton, The Cedars was designated a Mississippi Landmark in 2011.
 
Erected 2014 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 34° 16.389′ N, 88° 24.317′ W. Marker is in Fulton, Mississippi, in Itawamba County. Marker is on East Main Street 0.1 miles east of South Rose Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 East Main Street, Fulton MS 38843, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jimmie Lunceford (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fulton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oakland Normal Institute (approx. 7.6 miles
The Cedars House image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 4, 2016
2. The Cedars House
Originally 110 feet further to the left of present position.
away); Tammy Wynette (approx. 8.7 miles away); Twentymile Bottom (approx. 13.6 miles away); Donivan Slough (approx. 13.7 miles away); Pharr Mounds (approx. 13.7 miles away); Dogwood Valley (approx. 15.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fulton.
 
Also see . . .  Pleasant Cates and The Cedars: From The Settlers Magazine. (Submitted on August 12, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USArchitectureLandmarksNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on August 12, 2016.
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