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Gautier in Jackson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jennie Orrell House

 
 
Jennie Orrell House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, May 2, 2022
1. Jennie Orrell House Marker
Inscription.  
Built ca. 1907 of long leaf yellow pine by Eugenie Orrell (1850-1932), daughter of Alfred and Ann Lewis, owners of Oldfields Plantation. The old Louisville and Nashville Railroad depot was moved to this site in 1968 as a guest house. The depot, built in 1902, served Gautier until 1954, when it was closed by the L&N Railroad.
 
Erected 2000 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 30° 22.418′ N, 88° 36.988′ W. Marker is in Gautier, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker is on Italian Isle Road near Wind Drift Lane, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gautier MS 39553, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Twelve Oaks (approx. 0.2 miles away); McRae Family Cemetery (approx. Ό mile away); Creosote Works (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fernando Gautier and Sons Sawmill
Jennie Orrell House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, May 2, 2022
2. Jennie Orrell House Marker
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); The Old Place (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gautier School (approx. Ύ mile away); Historic Gautier Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); New Era Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gautier.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 7, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 130 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 7, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.

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Mar. 28, 2023