Gautier in Jackson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
McRae Family Cemetery
Arriving in 1827, the McRaes were among the earliest settlers of this area and owned extensive property along the Mississippi Sound. This cemetery is the burial place of family patriarch John McRae, who died in l835. His sons Colin, John J., and James all held important political offices. John J. McRae served as governor 1854-1857.
Erected 1996 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
Location. 30° 22.425′ N, 88° 37.266′ W. Marker is in Gautier, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker is on Soundview Drive, 0.1 miles south of Graveline Road, on the right when traveling south. 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 (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jennie Orrell House (approx. ¼ mile away); Creosote Works (approx. half a mile away); Fernando Gautier and Sons Sawmill (approx. ¾ mile away); The Old Place (approx. 0.8 miles away); Gautier School (approx. 0.8 miles away); New Era Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Historic Gautier Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gautier.
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