Oxford in Lafayette County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Mississippi Central R.R. Campaign
Erected 2012 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant, and the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is December 2, 1862.
Location. 34° 22.049′ N, 89° 31.356′ W. Marker is in Oxford, Mississippi, in Lafayette County. Marker is on East Jackson Avenue (Mississippi Route 314 Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 711 East Jackson Avenue, 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. Burns "Belfry" Church (a few steps from this marker); Freedmen Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Theora Hamblett House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Peter's (1851), Episcopal (about 400 feet away); First Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); Dr. Thomas Isom's Drug Store and Medical Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Delta Gamma Fraternity (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oxford & Lafayette County Blues (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 294 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.