Hattiesburg in Forrest County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
William Harris Hardy
1837 - 1917
— Lawyer Statesman Soldier —
Pioneer in the Development
of the Resources of
Founder of the Cities of
Hattiesburg and Gulfport
Whose dreams Came True
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 31° 19.5′ N, 89° 17.45′ W. Marker is in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in Forrest County. Marker is at the intersection of West Front Street (U.S. 11) and Dudley West Conner Street, on the left when traveling west on West Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 220 West Front Street, Hattiesburg MS 39401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Federal Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named William Harris Hardy (about 400 feet away); Hattiesburg (about 500 feet away); Forrest County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); McLeod House (approx. ¼ mile away); Pittman Park Old Hattiesburg High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans of All Wars Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hattiesburg.
Also see . . .
1. William H. Hardy. William H. Hardy (1837—1917) founded the cities of Hattiesburg and Laurel, Mississippi, and co-founded the city of Gulfport, Mississippi. (Submitted on December 25, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Hattiesburg is a city in Forrest County, Mississippi, United States. (Submitted on December 25, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
3. Laurel, Mississippi. Laurel is a city located in Jones County in Mississippi, a state of the United States of America. (Submitted on December 25, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
4. Gulfport, Mississippi. Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital Jackson. (Submitted on December 25, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 25, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 668 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on August 31, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 25, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.