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Dixie in Forrest County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Dixie School Log Cabin

 
 
Dixie School Log Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert M. Cook, Jr., June 17, 2012
1. Dixie School Log Cabin Marker
Inscription.  Citizens of the Dixie community built this structure 1/4 mile southeast of this site in the 1930s to serve as a cafeteria during the Depression era. The log cabin has also served as a meeting place, music hall and classroom. In 2003 the cabin was relocated to this site. Sponsor-M.A.R.C.L. Chapter 2583 U.D.C.
 
Erected 2007 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, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy series lists.
 
Location. 31° 13.248′ N, 89° 18.284′ W. Marker is in Dixie, Mississippi, in Forrest County. Marker is at the intersection of Elks Lake Road and Dixie Barn Road on Elks Lake Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hattiesburg MS 39401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hi-Hat Club (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Last Bare Knuckle Prize Fight (approx. 4.7 miles away); Camp Shelby
Dixie School Log Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert M. Cook, Jr., June 17, 2012
2. Dixie School Log Cabin Marker
(approx. 5.1 miles away); William Carey College (approx. 5.4 miles away); "The Civil Rights Church" (approx. 6˝ miles away); Hattiesburg (approx. 7.2 miles away); William Harris Hardy (approx. 7.3 miles away); Old Federal Building (approx. 7.3 miles away).
 
Dixie School Log Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert M. Cook, Jr., June 17, 2012
3. Dixie School Log Cabin Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2012, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 588 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 18, 2012, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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