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Starkville in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Greensboro Street Historic District

 
 
Greensboro Street Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jeff Lovorn, December 14, 2011
1. Greensboro Street Historic District Marker
Inscription.  This historic district, placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982, contains thirty historically and architecturally significant structures built along Old Greensboro Road from 1865 to 1930. Residents have included a university president, state legislator, judge, mayors, and leaders in business and education.
 
Erected 1990 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1982.
 
Location. 33° 27.717′ N, 88° 49.3′ W. Marker is in Starkville, Mississippi, in Oktibbeha County. Marker is at the intersection of Greensboro Street and Lousiville Street, on the right when traveling east on Greensboro Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Greensboro Street, Starkville MS 39759, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Louisville Street Cemetery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hic A Sha Ba Ha Spring (approx. 0.2
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miles away); Odd Fellows Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Significant Events in African-American History in Oktibbeha County (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Starkville (approx. half a mile away); Johnny Cash and “Starkville City Jail” (approx. half a mile away); Overstreet School District (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Starkville.
 
Historic District Marker looking east on Greensboro Street. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
2. Historic District Marker looking east on Greensboro Street.
Historic District Marker with old Jr. High Grocery in background. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
3. Historic District Marker with old Jr. High Grocery in background.
Marker next to the Starkville Oktibbeha School District building. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
4. Marker next to the Starkville Oktibbeha School District building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2012, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 550 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 14, 2012, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi.   2, 3, 4. submitted on October 4, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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