Oxford in Lafayette County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Lafayette County Courthouse
Erected 1994 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Notable Buildings • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1872.
Location. 34° 21.996′ N, 89° 31.124′ W. Marker is in Oxford, Mississippi, in Lafayette County. Marker is at the intersection of East Jackson Avenue and Courthouse Square, on the left when traveling west on East Jackson Avenue. Located on the north lawn of the Lafayette County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 142 MS-7, Oxford MS 38655, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oxford & Lafayette County Blues (within shouting distance of this marker); Lynching in America / Lynching in Lafayette County Dr. Thomas Isom's Drug Store and Medical Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Lafayette County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Oxford (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Peter's (1851), Episcopal (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oxford Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.