Collins in Covington County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Birthplace of Gerald McRaney
Born August 19, 1947
He was the recipient of the first Bob Hope Entertainer of the Year Award for service to the USO and the Audie Murphy Award for Patriotism.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment. A significant historical date for this entry is August 19, 1947.
Location. 31° 38.425′ N, 89° 33.15′ W. Marker is in Collins, Mississippi, in Covington County. Marker is at the intersection of Gerald McRaney Street and South Elm Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Gerald McRaney Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Gerald McRaney Street, Collins MS 39428, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. PFC Mack A. Jordan (approx. 0.3 miles away); Covington County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Covington County War Memorial Covington County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Courthouse Square at Williamsburg (approx. 3.7 miles away); Zion Seminary (approx. 5.9 miles away); Watkins Museum (approx. 15 miles away); John Crowe Ransom (approx. 15.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Collins.
Also see . . . Gerald McRaney. (Submitted on April 8, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 101 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 8, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.