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Tremont in Itawamba County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Oakland Normal Institute

 
 
Oakland Normal Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 7, 2010
1. Oakland Normal Institute Marker
Inscription.  W. 1 mi. Here, 1887~1904, G.A. & J. T. Holley bridged gap between rural schools and colleges for many who distinguished themselves in law, education, & business.
 
Erected 1955 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 34° 16.85′ N, 88° 13.403′ W. Marker is in Tremont, Mississippi, in Itawamba County. Marker is on State Highway 23 just from Patton Flat Oakland Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tremont MS 38876, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bankhead Highway (approx. 3.8 miles away); Tammy Wynette (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Cedars (approx. 10.4 miles away); Aeolian Grove (approx. 10˝ miles away); Early Church Site (approx. 10˝ miles away); Jimmie Lunceford (approx.
Oakland Normal Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 7, 2010
2. Oakland Normal Institute Marker
10.6 miles away); Fulton (approx. 10.6 miles away); Fulton Grammar School (approx. 10.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tremont.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mississippi Back Roads: Notes on Literature and History By Elmo Howell. "Tremont Oakland Normal Institute" An Old Idea of Education (Submitted on April 9, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 

2. Itwamba History Review. Itwamba County Mississippi Oakland Historical Marker (Submitted on April 10, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 1,277 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on May 7, 2018, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. Photos:   1. submitted on April 9, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   2. submitted on April 10, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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