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

Overstreet School District

 
 
Overstreet School District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
1. Overstreet School District Marker
Inscription.  Listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1992, the Overstreet School Historic District is representative of Starkville's development from 1870 to 1940. The focal point of the district is the Overstreet Elementary School, originally built as Starkville's public school in 1897. The neighborhood, composed of 180 buildings, features a wide variety of residential architectural styles, including Colonial Revival, Queen Anne, Victorian Vernacular and Craftsman.
 
Erected 2008 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 27.575′ N, 88° 48.822′ W. Marker is in Starkville, Mississippi, in Oktibbeha County. Marker is at the intersection of South Jackson Street and Green Street, on the left when traveling south on South Jackson Street. Located at the Overstreet School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 307 South Jackson 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. First Baptist Church (approx.
Overstreet School District Marker look south on Jackson Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
2. Overstreet School District Marker look south on Jackson Street.
mile away); The Borden Milk Plant (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Starkville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hic A Sha Ba Ha Spring (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oktibbeha County Blues (approx. 0.4 miles away); Louisville Street Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Needmore Community (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Starkville.
 
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View of marker looking north on Jackson Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
3. View of marker looking north on Jackson Street.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 8, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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