Biloxi in Harrison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1954 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Education • Horticulture & Forestry • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1938.
Location. 30° 28.346′ N, 88° 56.685′ W. Marker is in Biloxi, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of Woolmarket Road and Old Highway 67 (Old Mississippi Highway 67), on the right when traveling east on Woolmarket Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Biloxi MS 39532, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Brickyard (approx. 4.1 miles away); Atomic Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Navy Seabees Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Santa Cruz Landing (approx. 4.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away); Harvey's Hill (approx. 4.4 miles away); D'Iberville High School Original Site (approx. 4˝ miles away); Fort Maurepas and Old Biloxi (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Biloxi.
More about this marker. Note the bullet holes.
1. New Marker
I passed by the marker the other day and it has been replaced by a brand new one. I liked the old one better, with the Buckshot holes in it. It had been there for many many years.
Editor's Note: Thank you for updating us on this marker's replacement.
— Submitted February 22, 2011, by Steve DuRocher of Biloxion, hostage of Gulfport, Mississippi.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2009, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 1,801 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2009, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.