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

Twelve Oaks

 
 
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By Stephen Bell, June 19, 2011
1. Twelve Oaks Marker
Inscription.  Built ca. 1896 by Henry Gautier (1848-1921) for his second wife, Laura Canty. Henry Gautier was the eldest son of Fernando Gautier. The house is located in the Helen Moro Spanish land grant claim and was built on the site of the McRae Hotel, a pre-Civil War vacation resort for coastal area residents.
 
Erected 2000 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
 
Location. 30° 22.473′ N, 88° 37.148′ W. Marker is in Gautier, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker is on Graveline Road, 0.2 miles south of Old Spanish Trail, 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Creosote Works (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fernando Gautier and Sons Sawmill (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Old Place (approx. 0.7 miles away); Gautier School
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By Stephen Bell, June 19, 2011
2. Twelve Oaks Marker
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); New Era Missionary Baptist Church (approx. ¾ mile away); Historic Gautier Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Graveline Bayou Indian Mound (approx. 2½ miles away); City of Gautier (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gautier.
 
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By Stephen Bell, June 19, 2011
3. Gate by Marker
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By Stephen Bell, June 19, 2011
4. What was beyond the gate?
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2011, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 1,243 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 21, 2011, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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