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Hattiesburg in Forrest County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Pittman Park

 
 
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June 5, 2018
1. Pittman Park Marker
Inscription.  
The land for Pittman Park was purchased by former Mayor Bobby L. Chain and given to the City of Hattiesburg for the use of its citizens. This gift is in honor and memory of the only father-son mayor combination in the history of Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Mayor Claude F. Pittman, Sr. -1960-1961
Mayor Claude F. Pittman, Jr. -1961-1965

This monument dedicated November, 2009.
Johnny L. DuPree, Mayor, City of Hattiesburg
Kim Bradley, Council President
Dave Ware, Council Vice President
Carter Carroll, Councilman
Deborah Denard, Councilwoman
Henry Naylor, Councilman

 
Erected 2009.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 31° 19.716′ N, 89° 17.327′ W. Marker is in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in Forrest County. Marker is on East Pine Street north of Mobile Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hattiesburg MS 39401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Forrest County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Harris Hardy
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Old Federal Building (approx. ¼ mile away); McLeod House (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named William Harris Hardy (approx. ¼ mile away); Hattiesburg (approx. 0.3 miles away); J.B. Woods Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Bench By The Road (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hattiesburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2018.

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