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

Gautier School

 
 
Gautier School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, June 18, 2009
1. Gautier School Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1940, the Gautier School replaced the Lyon School, built in 1918 and located 3 miles west at Hilda. The Lyon School consolidated other schools in the area, including the "Little Red Schoolhouse," built in 1890 by Walter Gautier. The "Little Red Schoolhouse" was located about 500 yards south of this site.
 
Erected 2000 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1940.
 
Location. 30° 23.058′ N, 88° 36.987′ W. Marker is in Gautier, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker is on De La Pointe Drive, 0.1 miles south of U.S. 90, 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Gautier Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); New Era Missionary Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); The Old Place (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fernando Gautier and Sons Sawmill
Gautier School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, June 18, 2009
2. Gautier School Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Creosote Works (approx. half a mile away); Twelve Oaks (approx. 0.7 miles away); Saint Pierre's Episcopal Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); City of Gautier (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gautier.
 
1940 - - Gautier School image. Click for full size.
By Delores Macfarland, circa 1940
3. 1940 - - Gautier School
Gautier Grammar School, Circa 1940
Gautier Grammar School in 2014 image. Click for full size.
By Delores Macfarland, 2014
4. Gautier Grammar School in 2014
Originally built 1940
Old Lyons school student body, image. Click for full size.
By Delores Macfarland, circa 1939
5. Old Lyons school student body,
Students transferred to 1940 Gautier Grammar School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2009, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 1,025 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2009, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi.   3, 4, 5. submitted on July 18, 2014, by Delores Macfarland of Gautier, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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