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Oakland in Yalobusha County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Dunbar Rowland

(1864-1937)

 
 
Dunbar Rowland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2021
1. Dunbar Rowland Marker
Inscription.  Eminent historian and author. First director of the Miss. Dept. of Archives and History (1902-1937). His life was dedicated to preserving the history of Mississippi for the scholars of the future.
 
Erected 1975 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsEducation. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 34° 3.343′ N, 89° 54.573′ W. Marker is in Oakland, Mississippi, in Yalobusha County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 51 and Hickory Street, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 51. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11825 US-51, Oakland MS 38948, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Oakland (approx. 0.9 miles away); Chickasaw - Choctaw Line (approx. 5˝ miles away); Okachickima (approx. 13.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Dunbar Rowland.
Looking south on U.S. Highway 51. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2021
2. Looking south on U.S. Highway 51.
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(Submitted on May 25, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Looking North on U.S. Highway 51. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2021
3. Looking North on U.S. Highway 51.
Dunbar Rowland (August 25, 1864 − November 1, 1937) image. Click for full size.
By PD-US ca 1905
4. Dunbar Rowland (August 25, 1864 − November 1, 1937)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 25, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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