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Waveland in Hancock County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

From the People of Waveland

 
 
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September 15, 2017
1. From the People of Waveland Marker
Inscription.  
In appreciation and gratitude to all who gave their time, energy, and money to help us recover from Hurricane Camille. On August 17, 1969 our city was devastated, but those who cared came to her rescue.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersNotable Events. A significant historical date for this entry is August 17, 1969.
 
Location. 30° 17.182′ N, 89° 22.454′ W. Marker is in Waveland, Mississippi, in Hancock County. Marker is on Coleman Avenue south of South Central Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 335 Coleman Avenue, Waveland MS 39576, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hurricane Katrina (here, next to this marker); Pearl Rivers (approx. one mile away); The "Pirate House" (approx. 1.2 miles away); Brown's Vineyard (approx. 1˝ miles away); Gulfside Assembly (approx. 1.8 miles away); Sea Song Plantation (approx. 2 miles away); Carter Church Designs (approx. 2.6 miles away); First Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waveland.
 
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Located in front of Waveland Ground Zero Hurricane Museum
 
Also see . . .  Ground Zero Hurricane Museum. (Submitted on September 18, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
 
From the People of Waveland Marker image. Click for full size.
September 15, 2017
2. From the People of Waveland Marker
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September 16, 2017
3. From the People of Waveland Marker
Blue line is water level line experienced in Hurricane Katrina
From the People of Waveland Marker image. Click for full size.
September 16, 2017
4. From the People of Waveland Marker
Ground Zero Museum image. Click for full size.
September 15, 2017
5. Ground Zero Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 367 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 18, 2017.

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