Oxford in Lafayette County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Burns "Belfry" Church
Erected 2000 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
Location. 34° 22.04′ N, 89° 31.364′ W. Marker is in Oxford, Mississippi, in Lafayette County. Marker is on East Jackson Avenue (Mississippi Route 314) east of Martin Luther King Jr Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 710 Jackson Avenue East, 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. Mississippi Central R.R. Campaign (a few steps from this marker); Freedmen Town (within shouting Theora Hamblett House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Peter's (1851), Episcopal (about 500 feet away); First Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); Delta Gamma Fraternity (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Thomas Isom's Drug Store and Medical Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oxford-University United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
Also see . . . The Story of Burns Belfry. (Submitted on April 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.