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Starkville in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Odd Fellows Cemetery

 
 
Odd Fellows Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
1. Odd Fellows Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  One of the oldest black cemeteries in Mississippi. Here are buried many who made significant contributions to the growth of Mississippi and the advancement of the black race. Restoration begun 1975.
 
Erected 1979 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 27.965′ N, 88° 49.292′ W. Marker is in Starkville, Mississippi, in Oktibbeha County. Marker is at the intersection of Henderson Street and Dr Martin Luther King Jr Drive West (State Route 182), on the right when traveling north on Henderson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Henderson Street, Starkville MS 39759, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Greensboro Street Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hic A Sha Ba Ha Spring (approx. 0.3 miles away); Louisville Street Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx.
The Odd Fellows Cemetery and the marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
2. The Odd Fellows Cemetery and the marker.
0.4 miles away); Starkville (approx. half a mile away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); Overstreet School District (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Borden Milk Plant (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Starkville.
 
Regarding Odd Fellows Cemetery. The cemetery was founded by Lodge Number 2948 of the Grand Order of Odd Fellows of America.
 
Categories. African AmericansCemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Another nearby marker about the cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
3. Another nearby marker about the cemetery.
History and timeline of the historic cemetery.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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