Houston in Chickasaw County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
After the school building burned in 1973, the columns were moved to the local national guard armory where they remained until they were restored in 2004. The columns were coated to duplicate their original luster and character and then installed on brick piers with precast concrete caps and corners.
The restored columns support large round globes that match the architect's original rendering. A solar collector with
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1927.
Location. 33° 53.771′ N, 88° 59.808′ W. Marker is in Houston, Mississippi, in Chickasaw County. Marker is on South Starkville Road north of East Harrington Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in front of Houston Elementary School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 South Starkville Road, Houston MS 38851, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1927 Schoolhouse (here, next to this marker); Pinson Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chickasaw County CSA Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Natchez Trace Through Chickasaw County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chickasaw County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carnegie Library (approx. ¼ mile away); Houston (approx. ¼ mile away); Booker "Bukka" White (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.