Fayette in Jefferson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
In memory of
who was born in
Sept. 11, 1756
and died in this Country
Dec. 1, 1822
He served this country during its revolutionary war, and was engaged in the battles of Brandywine, Trenton and Princeton.
He ever declined to claim the pension which the laws of a grateful country tender to its brave defenders.
This monument was erected by the state of Mississippi, by authority of an act of its Legislature approved July 25th 1843, and entitled "An act to erect a suitable monument to the memory of Adam Rum, deceased."
Erected 1846 by State of Mississippi.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 31° 42.699′ N, 91° 3.685′ W. Marker is in Fayette, Mississippi, in Jefferson County. Memorial is on Main Street (State Highway 553) south of Spring Street, on the right when traveling south Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1483 Main Street, Fayette MS 39069, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Charles Evers & The Blues (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Soldiers Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Hinds (within shouting distance of this marker); William Carey University (approx. 5.8 miles away); Blue Mountain College (approx. 5.8 miles away); Mississippi College (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Baptist Children's Village (approx. 5.8 miles away); Mississippi- Fertile Ground for Leadership Development (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayette.
More about this marker. Located in the Jefferson County Courthouse lawn.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 25, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 25, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.